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3 things about Frank Perry’s “DOC”

“Doc” [1971] 1. Born into the line. 2. Crude BBQ brush. 3. “I guess he reminded me of too many things.”

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3 things about Frank Perry’s THE SWIMMER

The Swimmer [1968] 1. “We’re all gonna die, Shirley. That doesn’t make much sense, does it?” “Sometimes it does. Sometimes at three o’clock in the morning. 2. Washing his bloody feet in the shower. 3. The rust stains his hands. … Continue reading

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3 things about Frank Perry’s PLAY IT AS IT LAYS

Play It As It Lays [1972] 1. She hands her car over to the valet. Without asking, she picks up the Coke bottle on the valet stand, takes a swig, and puts it back down as she walks away. Later … Continue reading

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