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Alice Doesnt Live here Any More.

Martin Scorsese's first Hollywood studio production also marked his first (and only) foray into a woman-centered story. Alice Hyatt (Ellen Burstyn), a resigned Southwest housewife, takes advantage of her trucker husband's sudden death to hit the road with her bratty son Tommy (Alfred Lutter) and pursue her childhood dream of a singing career. She finds a job as a lounge singer, but after a horrific encounter with an abusive new beau (Harvey Keitel), she flees and winds up taking a waitress job at Mel's Diner, run by gruff cook Mel (Vic Tayback). With her career on hold, Alice soon finds strength and self-worth through her friendship with the other waitresses, saucy Flo (Diane Ladd) and spacy Vera (Valerie Curtin). When sensitive rancher David (Kris Kristofferson) starts courting her, Alice wonders if she wants to abandon her goals for domesticity again. To contrast Alice's dream life with her reality, Scorsese created a stylized opening sequence of Alice as a child reminiscent of The Wizard of Oz, Duel in the Sun and Gone With the Wind, before shifting into the present-day atmospheric immediacy of location shooting and scenes built out of improvisations. That opening sequence alone cost over twice as much as Scorsese's debut feature, Who's That Knocking At My Door?. ~ Lucia Bozzola, Rovi

Canon EOS 40D
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Jola Dziubinska21-Jun-2013 23:16
Fantastic work, perfect capture for this tilte. V.
Cindi Smith19-Jun-2013 21:46
What a great house! Love the processing! V
Guest 16-Jun-2013 12:07
Cool shot. Best. J
Janice Dunn16-Jun-2013 09:17
That looks a scary house... well done
borisalex16-Jun-2013 08:05
borisalex16-Jun-2013 08:04
This is great for the movie, love the pastime look! v.
Mieke WA Minkjan16-Jun-2013 07:56
like your processing and also connecting the photo of the mansion with the movie
laine16-Jun-2013 07:26
If I was Alice I would never leave...looks lovely :)
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