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Popeye is a American musical comedy film directed by Robert Altman. It is a live-action film adaptation of E. C. Segar's Popeye character from the Thimble Theatre comic strip and stars Robin Williams as Popeye the Sailor Man and Shelley Duvall as Olive Oyl. Paramount Pictures handled North American distribution. Adventure · The adventures of the sailor man and his friends in the seaside town of Sweethaven. . Release Date: 12 December (USA) See more» The acting, the sets, the costumes and most of all Harry Nielsen's music, give so many layers to this underrated movie. Shelley Duval's song, He's Large, is such a gem. 12 Dec Movie Info. In the town of Sweetville, lovable sailor Popeye seeks out his long- lost father. Along the way, he vies with the rough Bluto for the affections of Olive Oyl and adopts the young Sweet Pea. This unconventional musical was based on the enduring (and endearing) cartoon character. Rating: PG (adult.
12 Aug I watched Popeye, the Robert Altman musical. Because I love it, goddammit , and I'm tried of pretending I don't. I loved it when I first saw it in the theater as a kid, and I still love it today. I've lived with this shame for too many years, saying things like “Fisher King is definitely my favorite Robin Williams. 1 Jan And yet "Popeye" nevertheless remains true to its origin on the comic page, and in those classic cartoons by Max Fleischer. A review of this film almost has to start with the work of Wolf Kroeger, the production designer, who created an astonishingly detailed and rich set on the movie's Malta locations. 9 Apr And yet 's Popeye remains a special case, mainly for the fact that Altman, never anyone's idea of a commercial filmmaker, was entrusted with a studio project of enormous scale and expectation. He was also in the middle of the biggest slump of his career, having followed 's landmark Nashville.
Don't be fooled by the lukewarm reviews when this film was released in Popeye is one of the quirkier of its era, entertaining and surprising in most unconventional ways. Neither totally cartoony nor over-the-top live action laugh fest (a la The Grinch), it ambles its way musically around one of the most delightful set.