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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 18
Cast
Jon Voight
Dustin Hoffman
Sylvia Miles
Directors
John Schlesinger
Screenwriters
Waldo Salt
Running Time
113 minutes

Midnight Cowboy
A strange mix of Oscar-winner and Cult Classic


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Midnight Cowboy

Plot
Joe Buck is a cowboy in New York city trying to make ends meet by selling his body uptown. When he teams up with ailing hustler/manager Ratso Rizzo they hope to strike it rich... but the streets of New York city aren't kind or generous...


Verdict
Superb performances and a compelling script have made this film a strange mix of Oscar-winner and Cult Classic.


Reviewed by Adam Smith

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