Catch - 22 DVD

Joseph Hellers novel Catch-22 was one of the seminal literary events of the 1960s, but Mike Nichols film adaptation ultimately proved too literal in its attempt to bring Hellers fragmented fiction to the screen. Still, Nichols, who made this on the heels of The Graduate, seemed the ideal candidate to tackle this Buck Henry adaptation. The story deals with bomber pilot Yossarian Alan Arkin, who has flown enough missions to get out of World War II but cant because the number of missions needed for discharge keeps getting raised. The satire and absurdity of Hellers book get lost in Nichols effort to give screen time to the members of his all-star cast, which includes Orson Welles, Jon Voight, Bob Newhart, Anthony Perkins, Richard Benjamin and Martin Sheen. --Marshall Fine,

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https://www.amazon.co.uk/Catch-22-DVD-Alan-Arkin/dp/B00005UPNV?SubscriptionId=AKIAIS3I5A33GTV7S27Q&tag=wwwcamratecom-21&linkCode=xm2&camp=2025&creative=165953&creativeASIN=B00005UPNV Joseph Hellers novel Catch-22 was one of the seminal literary events of the 1960s, but Mike Nichols film adaptation ultimately proved too literal in its attempt to bring Hellers fragmented fiction to the screen. Still, Nichols, who made this on the heels of The Graduate, seemed the ideal candidate to tackle this Buck Henry adaptation. The story deals with bomber pilot Yossarian Alan Arkin, who has flown enough missions to get out of World War II but cant because the number of missions needed for discharge keeps getting raised. The satire and absurdity of Hellers book get lost in Nichols effort to give screen time to the members of his all-star cast, which includes Orson Welles, Jon Voight, Bob Newhart, Anthony Perkins, Richard Benjamin and Martin Sheen. --Marshall Fine, Amazon.com

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