PG | | Comedy, Drama
The Disciples of James Dean meet up on the anniversary of his death and mull over their lives in the present and in flashback, revealing the truth behind their complicated lives. Who is the... See full summary »
Director Robert Altman previously directed the 1957 documentary The James Dean Story (1957).
Jimmy Dean? Jimmy Dean! Come on back here to the five-and-dime now, Jimmy Dean. Jimmy Dean, you're out here, I know you are.
Though pains were no doubt made to ensure that the "mirror-image" flashback set for all 1955 scenes appears to be the exact opposite of the set for 1975 scenes, packaging for the many GE light bulbs stored on a back shelf in 1955 are not reversed as they should be (though the large GE sign above is correctly reversed).
Behind the closing credits, the camera pans around the abandoned building. We hear the wind blowing, with doors banging in the background.
$22,298 (USA) (14 November 1982)