Alice’s Restaurant

Arthur Penn's follow-up to Bonnie And Clyde, based on Arlo Guthrie's blues hit about his arrest for littering and how it led to him being rejected for service in Vietnam. Penn's movie follows Guthrie as he wanders the US from draft board to college to commune, providing a time capsule of the dreams and rituals of late-'60s drop-out America; and one that, with its lingeringly downbeat ending, now looks prescient.

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Arthur Penn’s follow-up to Bonnie And Clyde, based on Arlo Guthrie’s blues hit about his arrest for littering and how it led to him being rejected for service in Vietnam. Penn’s movie follows Guthrie as he wanders the US from draft board to college to commune, providing a time capsule of the dreams and rituals of late-’60s drop-out America; and one that, with its lingeringly downbeat ending, now looks prescient.

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