Cinema: Beleaguered Sanity Toughs It Out

THE SURVIVORS Directed by Michael Ritchie Screenplay by Michael Leeson

"I love the smell of Malamute in the morning!" With this glad cry, Donald Quinelle (Robin Williams) mushes his dog sled through the snows of New England, eager for his climactic battle with an enemy who, like Donald, has surrendered to the fantasy that violent action, backed by deadly skills in the martial arts, is a necessity for survival in America today. Too bad he has to call time out in their gunfight because he brought the wrong bullets with him.

How Donald...

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