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Popeye (1980)

Popeye (1980)
June 8, 2014 - 11:00 am

“[T]horoughly charming, immensely appealing ... often high-spirited and witty.” –
New York Times

Directed by Robert Altman.

In director Robert Altman’s rollicking 1980 musical, brawny, spinach-eating sailor Popeye seeks his “Pappy” in the seaside village of Sweethaven, romances Olive Oyl, and dukes it out with the hulking Bluto.  Familiar friends Wimpy and Swee’pea also make appearances throughout the fanciful world realized by director Altman and screenwriter Jules Feiffer.

Producer: Robert Evans. Screenwriter: Jules Feiffer.  Cinematographer: Giuseppe Rotunno. Editor: John W. Holmes. Cast: Robin Williams, Shelley Duvall, Ray Walston.

35mm, color, 114 min.

Note: Recommended for ages 6+