• Robert Altman and Garry Trudeau on TANNER ’88
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    Robert Altman and Garry Trudeau on TANNER ’88

    Tanner ’88 - Tanner ’88

    In this video discussion recorded in June 2004, director Robert Altman and writer Garry Trudeau reminisce about their shared political interests and successful collaboration on the groundbreaking series TANNER ’88.

  • Robert Altman on RASHOMON

  • Robert Altman’s Players

  • Robert Altman on THE PLAYER

    This interview, in which director Robert Altman discusses THE PLAYER and the Hollywood film industry, was recorded in New York in December 1992.

  • The Altman Apartment

    Friends of Robert and Kathryn Altman reminisce about their unique New York home.

  • Secret Honor

    Directed by Robert Altman • 1984 • United States
    Starring Philip Baker Hall

    Sequestered in his home, a disgraced President Richard Milhous Nixon arms himself with a bottle of scotch and a gun to record memoirs that no one will hear. He is surrounded by the silent portraits of Lincoln, Eisenhower...

  • The Player

    Directed by Robert Altman • 1992 • United States
    Starring Tim Robbins, Greta Scacchi, Fred Ward

    A Hollywood studio executive with a shaky moral compass (Tim Robbins) finds himself caught up in a criminal situation that would be right at home in one of his movie projects, in this biting industry ...

  • Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull’s History Lesson
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    Ethan Hawke’s Adventures in...

    Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull’s History Lesson

    Ethan Hawke’s Adventures in Moviegoing - Ethan Hawke’s Adventures in Moviegoing

    Directed by Robert Altman • 1976 • United States
    Starring Paul Newman, Joel Grey, Kevin McCarthy

    Robert Altman directs a dynamic ensemble cast—including Paul Newman, Geraldine Chaplin, Harvey Keitel, Burt Lancaster, and Shelley Duvall—in this subversive revisionist western. Although Buffalo Bill...

  • Kansas City

    Directed by Robert Altman • 1996 • United States
    Starring Jennifer Jason Leigh, Miranda Richardson, Harry Belafonte

    Returning to his birthplace for inspiration, maverick director Robert Altman helms an evocative, bullet-riddled tribute to the music and movies of his youth in KANSAS CITY, a Depre...

  • Come Back to the 5 & Dime Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean

    Directed by Robert Altman • 1982 • United States
    Starring Cher, Sandy Dennis, Karen Black

    Twenty years after James Dean’s death, a group of former superfans in rural Texas—not far from where the movie star shot his final film, GIANT—gather in an old Woolworth’s five-and-dime store to celebrate h...

  • Secret Honor

    10 videos

    Directed by Robert Altman • 1984 • United States
    Starring Philip Baker Hall

    Sequestered in his home, a disgraced President Richard Milhous Nixon arms himself with a bottle of scotch and a gun to record memoirs that no one will hear. He is surrounded by the silent portraits of Lincoln, Eisenhower...

  • The Player

    12 videos

    Directed by Robert Altman • 1992 • United States
    Starring Tim Robbins, Greta Scacchi, Fred Ward

    A Hollywood studio executive with a shaky moral compass (Tim Robbins) finds himself caught up in a criminal situation that would be right at home in one of his movie projects, in this biting industry ...

  • Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull’s History Lesson

    2 videos

    Directed by Robert Altman • 1976 • United States
    Starring Paul Newman, Joel Grey, Kevin McCarthy

    Robert Altman directs a dynamic ensemble cast—including Paul Newman, Geraldine Chaplin, Harvey Keitel, Burt Lancaster, and Shelley Duvall—in this subversive revisionist western. Although Buffalo Bill...

  • Kansas City

    1 video

    Directed by Robert Altman • 1996 • United States
    Starring Jennifer Jason Leigh, Miranda Richardson, Harry Belafonte

    Returning to his birthplace for inspiration, maverick director Robert Altman helms an evocative, bullet-riddled tribute to the music and movies of his youth in KANSAS CITY, a Depre...

  • Come Back to the 5 & Dime Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean

    1 video

    Directed by Robert Altman • 1982 • United States
    Starring Cher, Sandy Dennis, Karen Black

    Twenty years after James Dean’s death, a group of former superfans in rural Texas—not far from where the movie star shot his final film, GIANT—gather in an old Woolworth’s five-and-dime store to celebrate h...

  • TANNER ’88: Episode 6

    “Child’s Play”
    Directed by Robert Altman • 1988 • United States

    In 1988, renegade filmmaker Robert Altman and Pulitzer Prize-winning Doonesbury cartoonist Garry Trudeau created a presidential candidate, ran him alongside the other hopefuls during the primary season, and presented their media ...

  • TANNER ’88: Episode 2

    “For Real”
    Directed by Robert Altman • 1988 • United States

    In 1988, renegade filmmaker Robert Altman and Pulitzer Prize-winning Doonesbury cartoonist Garry Trudeau created a presidential candidate, ran him alongside the other hopefuls during the primary season, and presented their media camp...

  • SECRET HONOR Commentary 1

    This commentary, featuring director Robert Altman, was recorded in 1992.

  • Genre Play in THE PLAYER

    Jeff Smith walks us through Robert Altman’s most intricately allusive film, a satire that enlists genre tropes in order to send up the Hollywood assembly line that spits them out.

  • TANNER ’88: Episode 11

    “The Reality Check”
    Directed by Robert Altman • 1988 • United States

    In 1988, renegade filmmaker Robert Altman and Pulitzer Prize-winning Doonesbury cartoonist Garry Trudeau created a presidential candidate, ran him alongside the other hopefuls during the primary season, and presented their m...