Inside Daisy Clover
First screened in April 2006 / Most recently screened in March 2016
Director: Robert Mulligan. Cast: Natalie Wood, Christopher Plummer, Robert Redford, Roddy McDowall, Katharine Bard, Ruth Gordon, Betty Harford, John Hale, Peter Helm, Ottola Nesmith, Harold Gould, Edna Holland. Screenplay: Gavin Lambert (based on his novel).

Twitter Capsule: Less acidic than Play It As It Lays; not as harrowing as Inland Empire. Still, unexpected forerunner of both.

VOR:   I'm surprised this one doesn't have more devotees. Takes multiple risks in tone and structure. A bitter and inventive Hollywood self-laceration. Curveballs around sex, too.

Photo © 1965 Warner Bros. Pictures

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

Academy Award Nominations:
Best Supporting Actress: Ruth Gordon
Best Art Direction (Color): Robert Clatworthy; George James Hopkins
Best Costume Design (Color): Edith Head and Bill Thomas

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Actress (Musical/Comedy): Natalie Wood
Best Supporting Actress: Ruth Gordon
Most Promising Newcomer (Male): Robert Redford

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