Atlantic City (1981): Louis Malle’s Oscar-Nominated Fable, Starring Burt Lancaster and Susan Sarandon in Top Form

  1981 Best Picture Nominee: New York playwright John Guare (best known for his play “Six Degrees of Separation,” which was turned into a film in 1993) made his screenwriting debut with “Atlantic City,” a lyrical tale with symbolic overtones, in which all the characters are offbeat and outsiders–in one way or another. Richly textured, … Continue reading Atlantic City (1981): Louis Malle’s Oscar-Nominated Fable, Starring Burt Lancaster and Susan Sarandon in Top Form