Badlands (1973)

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Badlands (1973)
  • Time: 94 min
  • Genre: Crime | Drama
  • Director: Terrence Malick
  • Cast: Martin Sheen, Sissy Spacek, Warren Oates

Storyline:

Holly is a teenager who lives with her sign painter father in a small Midwestern town. She begins spending time with the much older Kit, a James Dean lookalike who seems to go from job to job and can’t quite settle down. Not surprisingly, her father objects to their seeing one another and when they have an argument, Kit kills him. Thus begins a violent road trip where the two try to find a bit of happiness. Their notoriety bring out bounty hunters but it doesn’t stop them from continuing their killing spree. This film is loosely based on true events from 1957-58.

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