History Creator / RobertAltman

9th Feb '18 6:33:44 PM Mdumas43073
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10th Dec '17 4:16:51 PM Ezclee4050
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!!Other tropes included in Robert Altman's works:

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!!Other tropes included in associated with Robert Altman's works:Altman:
* AscendedExtra: Literally. A 22-year-old Altman was an extra in ''Film/TheSecretLifeOfWalterMitty1947''. His scene's about twenty minutes into the film, sitting at a bar behind Creator/DannyKaye, pouring a drink, blowing cigarette smoke through his nose, and mugging a little for the camera.
25th Oct '17 2:27:46 PM MackWylde
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* SlidingScaleOfIdealismVsCynicism: Almost all of his films with perhaps the exceptions of ''Popeye''and ''APerfectCouple'' are heavily on the harsh, cynical end of the scale.

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* SlidingScaleOfIdealismVsCynicism: Almost all Many films of his films with perhaps can go more towards the exceptions cynical end of the scale, but some of them such as ''Popeye''and ''APerfectCouple'' ''ThePerfectCouple'' are heavily more on the harsh, cynical end of the scale.idealistic end.
16th Oct '17 9:17:49 PM MackWylde
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* BenevolentBoss: Robert Altman appeared to be a NiceGuy in real life. He was an artist to wanted to make something his own way but was usually quite supportive of the people he worked with.
16th Oct '17 9:12:55 PM MackWylde
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* HumansAreBastards: Although Altman loved people in real life, his films portrayed humans at their worst.

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* HumansAreBastards: Although Altman loved people in real life, his films portrayed humans at their worst.though it would be likely come across a character in each film who committed adultery, showed selfishness, or had jerkass tendencies.
16th Oct '17 9:11:00 PM MackWylde
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* HumansAreBastards: Although Altman loved people in real life, his films portrayed humans at their worst.


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* SlidingScaleOfIdealismVsCynicism: Almost all of his films with perhaps the exceptions of ''Popeye''and ''APerfectCouple'' are heavily on the harsh, cynical end of the scale.
1st Oct '17 4:50:12 PM dlchen145
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Robert Bernard Altman (19252006) was an American film director, producer, and screenwriter, who came to prominence in the UsefulNotes/NewHollywood era. He was the most prolific of that generation, the most political and critical director of his time, and the one who retained his independent spirit even when that era ended, and retained it until his final film. He developed a reputation as the industry maverick whose films were admired but little loved, but eventually he came to be seen as one of America's greatest and most original film-makers.

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Robert Bernard Altman (19252006) (February 20, 1925 November 20, 2006) was an American film director, producer, and screenwriter, who came to prominence in the UsefulNotes/NewHollywood era. He was the most prolific of that generation, the most political and critical director of his time, and the one who retained his independent spirit even when that era ended, and retained it until his final film. He developed a reputation as the industry maverick whose films were admired but little loved, but eventually he came to be seen as one of America's greatest and most original film-makers.
8th Apr '17 4:20:11 PM Ezclee4050
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* AuteurLicense: Earned it after ''{{Film/MASH}}'' and surprisingly hung onto it for the remainder of his career, even after numerous box office failures. A major factor was that he knew how to stay on-budget and film efficiently. Also he had a strong reputation as an actor-friendly director, which led to big names willingly taking pay cuts so they could work with him.
8th Apr '17 3:32:40 PM jormis29
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* ''Film/ThievesLikeUs'' (1974)




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8th Apr '17 3:27:10 PM jormis29
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* ChronicallyKilledActor: Characters played by Bert Remsen get brutally killed in three different Altman films (''[[Film/BrewsterMcCloud Brewster [=McCloud=]]]'', ''Film/McCabeAndMrsMiller'', ''Thieves Like Us'').

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* ChronicallyKilledActor: Characters played by Bert Remsen get brutally killed in three different Altman films (''[[Film/BrewsterMcCloud Brewster [=McCloud=]]]'', (''Film/BrewsterMcCloud'', ''Film/McCabeAndMrsMiller'', ''Thieves Like Us'').''Film/ThievesLikeUs'').



* OutlawCouple: ''Thieves Like Us''.

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* OutlawCouple: ''Thieves Like Us''.''Film/ThievesLikeUs''.
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