Even Cowgirls Get the Blues

by Gus Van Sant1h461994États-Unis

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Sissy Hankshaw (Uma Thurman) is born with enormous thumbs that help her hitchhiking through the U.S. from a young age. She becomes a model in advertising, and her New York agent, "the Countess" (Sir John Hurt), sends her to his ranch in California to shoot a commercial, set against the background of mating whooping cranes. There, she befriends Bonanza Jellybean (Rain Phoenix), one of the cowgirls at the beauty ranch. The cowgirls take command of the ranch from the Countess and drug the cranes with peyote. The Police besiege the ranch.

Cast and crew
  • Credits

    • Director : Gus Van Sant
    • Screenplay : Gus Van Sant
    • Editor : Gus Van Sant, Curtiss Clayton
    • Original score : Ben Mink, k.d. lang
    • Producer : Laurie Parker, Mary Ann Marino, Gus Van Sant Jr, Eric Mc Leod
    • Producing company : New Line Cinema, Fourth Vision
    • Chef opérateur : John J. Campbell
    • Œuvre originale : Tom Robbins
  • Technical details

    • Printed format : 35 mm
    • Year of production : 1994
    • French release date : 23 août 1995
    • Category : Feature film
    • Color : Colors
    • Language : anglais

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