Altman’s “Come Back…” gets Blu-ray release

If you missed this the first time, don’t miss it again.

Reel Charlie

This weecome backk I discovered the iconic and queer-inclusive Robert Altman film, Come Back to the Five & Dime, Jimmy Dean,Jimmy Dean is finally being released on Blu-ray. This outstanding film has never seen a DVD release in the states. From Hi-Def Digest,

After directing a celebrated New York stage production of Come Back to the 5 & Dime Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean, legendary filmmaker Robert Altman (Nashville, The Player) gave the play the full cinematic treatment. Actresses Sandy Dennis, Golden Globe-nominee Cher, Karen Black, and Kathy Bates all reprised their stage roles, and the results are a magical convergence of theatre and film.

A group of James Dean devotees reconvene at their teenage hangout, a rural Texas drugstore, twenty years after the death of their beloved idol. But much has changed in the intervening years, and the reunion provides them one final opportunity to expose the secrets and…

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