First screened in August 2003 / Most recently screened in June 2016
Director: John Huston. Cast: Stacy Keach, Jeff Bridges, Susan Tyrrell, Nicholas Colasanto, Candy Clark, Art Aragon, Curtis Cokes, Sixto Rodriguez, Ruben Navarro, Álvaro López, Billy Walker, Wayne Mahan. Screenplay: Julius J. Epstein. Twitter Capsule:Million Dollar Baby's drunk uncle. Essential Americana. Hall of Fame cinematography, but smells like eleven sweaty bucks.
Few American films have captured a dog-eared milieu with such pungency and economy, or with such off-handed admixture of cultures and personalities. Arguably Huston's peak?