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U.S., 1980
Directed by Jerry Schatzberg
With Willie Nelson, Dyan Cannon, Amy Irving
Approx. 119 mins. 35mm.

“To wit: The hero, a veteran country singer still poised at the brink of stardom after 25 years on the road, won't listen to his wife's pleas that he leave the road and settle down with her and their son. Meanwhile, the band's guitarist, who is also the singer's best friend, retires. A replacement is needed, and the singer hires the best friend's daughter. She is a shapely young lady who has had a crush on the singer since she was knee high to a grasshopper. Once they go out on the road again, the singer and the best friend's daughter start sleeping with one another. This situation causes anguish for the singer, the daughter, the best friend, the wife, the son and the band. But after going down to Mexico to slug back some tequila and think it over, the singer returns to his wife and the best friend's daughter wisely observes: ‘Anything that hurts this many people can't be right.’” – Roger Ebert


“Nelson's a natural, and the duets with Cannon are pure gold.”
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