McCabe & Mrs Miller (1971)
The Regal Cinema’s Wild West Wednesday series presents McCabe & Mrs Miller.
Starring Oscar winner Warren Beatty alongside another Oscar winner Julie Christie.
Charismatic gambler John McCabe (Warren Beatty) arrives in a mining community and decides to open a brothel. The local residents are impressed by his confident demeanor and fast talk, but crafty prostitute Constance Miller (Julie Christie) sees through McCabe’s words and realizes he isn’t as sharp as he seems. For a share in his profits, Mrs. Miller agrees to help plan and run McCabe’s establishment, but soon a powerful company threatens to destroy what they have built up.
” And the era’s golden couple, Beatty and Julie Christie, both shed all vanity before inhabiting the title roles.” – EMPIRE ★★★★★
“The actors playing them seem to subsume their star personalities in a way most well-known faces in westerns signally fail to do” – The Guardian