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Health (1980) DVD

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Health (1980)

Director:

Robert Altman    

Writers:

Robert AltmanFrank Barhydt  

Stars:

Carol BurnettGlenda JacksonJames Garner
 
Robert Altman, the director responsible for M*A*S*H, came up with another acronymic title for his 1979 comedy H.E.A.L.T.H The letters stand for Happiness, Energy And Longevity Through Health--the name given a health-food convention at a Florida luxury hotel. In the tradition of his earlier Nashville and A Wedding,  Altman utilizes the hotel as a gathering place for numerous interrelated, interconnecting plot threads. The unifying theme is a satire of corrupt politics, a la Watergate. Playing the unflappable hotel manager, Alfre Woodard stands out in a stellar cast including Carol Burnett, Glenda Jackson, James Garner, Lauren Bacall, Henry Gibson, Dick Cavett, and Paul Dooley (who cowrote the screenplay with Altman and Frank Barhydt). By rights, H.E.A.L.T.H should have been a real crowd pleaser, but the film's preview went so poorly that its release was held up for nearly a year. 

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  1. Got it quickly 4 Star Review

    Posted by on Dec 16th 2014

    A little grainy but what can you expect for an old movie.
    I would purchase from here again



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