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1979 Rated R 1hr 58m

Essex (Paul Newman) struggles to survive in a bleak, frozen city of the future. Director Robert Altman's existential film pulls no punches in presenting a withering vision of a postapocalyptic world in which inhabitants of the city play a puzzling cat-and-mouse game called Quintet, with death awaiting the player who makes a misstep. Bibi Andersson, Fernando Rey, Vittorio Gassman and Nina Van Pallandt co-star in this chilling sci-fi thriller.

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Movie Details

Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1


English, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, English: Dolby Digital Mono, French: Dolby Digital Mono, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; scene access; interactive menus; making-of featurette.