Part of Terrence Malick
Sunday, May 15, 2011, 2:00 p.m.

Introduced by critic Matt Zoller Seitz

Dir. Terrence Malick. 1973, 94 mins. With Martin Sheen, Sissy Spacek, Warren Oates. Malick’s directorial debut depicts a real-life 1950s cross-country killing spree by two young lovers on the run. With its blend of cool irony and genuine romanticism, Badlandsis a classic American fable about love and violence. As Holly (Spacek) narrates, “We had our bad moments, like any other couple.”

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