Paper Moon

Paper Moon

Paper Moon

Peter Bogdanovich's 1973 classic. During the Great Depression, a con man (Ryan O'Neal) finds himself saddled with a young girl (Tatum O'Neal, who at 10-years-old became the youngest ever Oscar winner for this role) - who may or may not be his daughter - and the two forge an unlikely partnership.

Best Supporting Actress (O'Neal) at the 1974 Academy Awards.
1973Rating: M102 minsUSA
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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

I wonder how many moviegoers will be prepared for the astonishing confidence and depth that Tatum brings to what's really the starring role.

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Time Out

Time Out

A charming mixture of Hawksian comedy and Fordian lyricism.

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Variety

Variety

Tatum O'Neal makes a sensational screen debut.

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The Times

The Times

Part of an incredible 1970s career run for the director Peter Bogdanovich, Paper Moon remains a high point, not just for the talent involved behind the scenes and in front of the camera, but also for Hollywood.

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The Age

The Age

Shot in black and white by the versatile cinematographer Laszlo Kovacs, this has a mix of folksiness and precise craft that anticipates the Coen brothers, aiming to charm and succeeding.

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