Cinema: Subversives


Directed by Robert Altman

Screenplay by John Considine, Patricia Resnick, Allan Nicholls and Robert Altman

It begins as a comedy of expensive manners, a satirical account of the marriage between a young man of good family and a young woman of not such good, but equally well-off family. They don't have just a photographer to record this less-than-historic occasion, an entire documentary film crew has been engaged to shoot it. And the presiding clergyman is not merely the local minister but a bishop no less, and what matter that his miter is sweat-stained...

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