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Altman, Robert (1925–2006) By Zenari, Vivian

DOI: 10.4324/9781135000356-REM1207-1
Published: 01/10/2016
Retrieved: 19 June 2024, from


Robert Bernard Altman (February 20, 1925, Kansas City, Missouri–November 20, 2006, Los Angeles) was an American director of television, theatre, and, most famously, films, including MASH, Nashville, The Player, and Gosford Park. Altman’s films are characterized by satire, social criticism, fragmented storylines, and indefinite endings.

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