Directed by Bob Rafelson
In his breakout role, Jack Nicholson plays the ornery drifter Bobby Dupea, who must confront his privileged past in order to reverse his spiritual atrophy.
The film is introduced by and followed by a discussion with Bob Rafelson and Michael Kerbel, Director of the Yale Film Study Center, and Joshua Chuang, Assistant Curator of Photographs, Yale University Art Gallery.
Presented by the Yale University Art Gallery and the Whitney Humanities Center in connection with the special exhibition Robert Adams: The Place We Live, on view at the Gallery through October 28.
Made possible by the American Studies Program, Davenport College, Films at the Whitney supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at the Yale Film Studies Program, ITS Classroom Technology and Event Services, Morse College, Nathaniel W. Gibbons, B.A. 1979, the Photographic Memory Workshop, and the Yale Film Study Center (Courtesy of Paul L. Joskow), and with special support provided by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.