Criterion Collection Spine #230
Director Robert Altman crafts a strange dream like journey into the female experience.
Don't expect any Altmanisms in 3 Women, instead your in for a surreal experience more inline with Ingmar Bergman's 'Persona' or David Lynch's 'Mulholland Drive'. Two films that I considered to be masterpieces, but while I think 3 Women is an excellent, I feel that I need to give it time to grow on me.
This is defiantly the kind of movie that likely left mainstream audiences back in 1977 wondering what in the world they just watched, and I had a similar feeling. While I grasped a few of themes right away, several others kept me wondering, and finally clicked after I…