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Badlands

Martin Sheen and Sissy Spacek star in this tale of two outcasts on a murder-spree in a film that is one of the most stunning directorial debuts in the American cinema. The film, writes British critic Robin Wood, 'produces a subtle, idosyncratic balance between engagement and detachment, complicity and horror'.

Year: 1973
Genre: Alice's 300 Greatest Films, Art House Cinema, True Stories, Cult Films / After Dark, Road Movies, Paul's Favourites, Best of the 1970s, Empire Mag's Greatest 201, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die)
Country: USA
Director: Terrence Malick
Starring: Martin Sheen, Sissy Spacek, Warren Oates, Alan Vint
Duration: 89 Minutes
Rating: R16 - Contains violence.
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