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The Electric Horseman
Directed by:
Sydney Pollack

Directed by Sydney Pollack, "The Electric Horseman" (also known as "Elektrische Reiter, Der", "Cavaliere elettrico, Il") is a Comedy/Western/Drama/Romance film, released in the USA on December 21 of 1979 . Robert Redford and Jane Fonda are starring, alongside Valerie Perrine, Willie Nelson, John Saxon and Nicolas Coster.

Who is the director of "The Electric Horseman":

The Electric Horseman was directed by Sydney Pollack, an American producer, director, and actor.

Before directing The Electric Horseman, Sydney Pollack had directed Bobby Deerfield, released in 1977, Three Days of the Condor (1975), The Yakuza (1974), Jeremiah Johnson (1972), They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969), and Castle Keep (1969). Since, he directed Absence of Malice, released in 1981, Tootsie (1982), Havana (1990), The Firm (1993), Sabrina (1995), and Random Hearts (1999).

When was "The Electric Horseman" released:

The Electric Horseman was first released on Friday, December 21, 1979, in the United States. Also released on this day were Scavenger Hunt (dir. Michael Schultz), C.H.O.M.P.S. (dir. Don Chaffey), Cuba (dir. Richard Lester), and Cosė come sei (dir. Alberto Lattuada). This was thirty-nine (39) years ago.

It has been released on Thursday, April 03, 1980 in Germany.

What is the casting of "The Electric Horseman":

At the casting of The Electric Horseman we find Robert Redford, previously seen in A Bridge Too Far (1977) and All the President's Men (1976); Jane Fonda (The China Syndrome (1979), California Suite (1978)); Valerie Perrine (Superman (1978), Mr. Billion (1977)) [ more... ]

  • James Kline and Jane Fonda, Wilford Brimley also worked together in The China Syndrome, released in 1979.
  • Robert Redford, Nicolas Coster and Basil Hoffman can be seen in All the President's Men, released in 1976.
  • Jane Fonda, Basil Hoffman and James Kline can also be seen in Comes a Horseman, released in 1978.
  • John Saxon and Robert Redford can be seen in War Hunt, released in 1962.

What is the Storyline of "The Electric Horseman":

Norman "Sonny" Steele (Robert Redford) is a former championship rodeo rider who has sold out to a business conglomerate and is now reduced to making public appearances to sell a brand of breakfast cereal. Prior to making a Las Vegas promotional appearance to ride the champion thoroughbred race horse who responds to the name of Rising Star, Sonny discovers to his horror that the horse has been drugged and is injured.

Identifying with the plight of the horse and disillusioned with the present state of [...]

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