Bonnie and Clyde
Director: Arthur Penn
Cast: Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Michael J. Pollard, Gene Hackman, Estelle Parsons, Denver Pyle
Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were real-life lovers and leaders of a gang of outlaws who became infamous during the Great Depression. In Arthur Penn’s exciting drama their crime spree starts as rebellious fun, but turns serious when people end up dead. They are probably portrayed as more likeable that they were, but the story doesn’t shy away from the violence they inflicted and provoked. In fact, the film redefined what you could and couldn’t show. Parsons and cinematographer Burnett Coffey earned Oscars.