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  Five Easy Pieces (1970)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
"Five Easy Pieces" was one of the most revered films of the 1970s.
"Five Easy Pieces" was a film that showcased the enormously talented Jack Nicholson doing some interesting work.
The reason for watching "Five Easy Pieces" is Jack Nicholson.
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  Five Easy Pieces - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Five Easy Pieces is a 1970 film written by Carole Eastman (as Adrien Joyce) and Bob Rafelson, and directed by Rafelson.
However, the five (classical) piano pieces referred to in the film are anything but.
The soundtrack employed a number of songs (five) by Tammy Wynette, including "Stand by Your Man." The "five easy pieces" refers both to five classical pieces and five country music pieces — as in, music that is both "sacred and profane."
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 Five Easy Pieces   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Five Easy Pieces is an anti-movie that's directed with such assurance by Bob Rafelson, you don't even notice how little happens.
But somehow we're attracted to Dupea, which is no easy feat considering the lousy way he treats people, especially his girlfriend, played by Karen Black with her patented form of vacuousness.
Though the show was denounced by critics as a piece of calculated nonsense, he redeemed himself after it was off the air by sending up the Monkees in a brilliantly satirical and anarchistic film called Head (1968), which he directed, co-wrote, and co-produced with Jack Nicholson.
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 Five Easy Pieces - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Five Easy Pieces - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Five Easy Pieces, motion picture about a talented pianist who has chosen a working-class life.
Rafelson gained critical acclaim for his second film, Five Easy Pieces (1970), starring Jack...
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 DVD Verdict Review - Five Easy Pieces
Particularly if you read some of the reviews from more prominent critics, Five Easy Pieces is spoken of by some people in such glowing, rapturous terms that you feel as if you ought to like it.
Five Easy Pieces has snappy dialogue, painfully tense family scenes, and enough mood to keep a Prozac salesman happy, but it doesn't have much of a plot.
Pacing is another element of plot left out in Five Easy Pieces, with the film drifting as aimlessly along as Dupea through life.
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Five Easy Pieces rapen de stukken op en trekken, duwen, zuigen, krabben en bijten terug.
Five Easy Pieces dagen uit tot de zeeën splijten en de hemel openbarst, zij worstelen zich kokend en stomend uit de mist en laten de aarde trillen als nooit tevoren...
Five Easy Pieces is bedacht, geschreven en gespeeld door: Gwen Maduro, Marijn Brouwers, Roosmarijn Luyten, en Maria Noë.
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 Five Easy Pieces (1970)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
A fantastic character study, Five Easy Pieces makes tangible an undefined fear of the past and the tragedy of always having to run away.
Five Easy Pieces is an unusually easy movie to watch, partly because it's a fine piece of work and partly through its amazingly relaxed atmosphere.
Relying on a sophisticated, perceptive script, Five Easy Pieces is a timeless reflection of America and its love/hate relationship with the establishment.
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 MovieMartyr.com - Five Easy Pieces
I’d be tempted to call Five Easy Pieces, with its myriad scenes of familial reconciliation and wishy-washy male protagonist, a chick flick for guys, but there aren’t many chick flicks that are this carefully observed and finely tuned.
As Five Easy Pieces begins, we find Bobby working as an oil rigger and living in a trailer park, but in his obvious dissatisfaction with the disappointments of his life, we start to imagine that there’s more than meets the eye to him.
It’s to Five Easy Pieces’ credit that it lets us see Bobby in the context that it does at the start of the movie before it begins to explain his behavior, and it’s probably an even bigger achievement that it doesn’t neatly wrap him up for our safe consumption by the end of the film.
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 Amazon.com: Five Easy Pieces: DVD: Jack Nicholson,Karen Black,Billy Green Bush,Fannie Flagg,Sally Struthers,Marlena ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
When he learns his father is dying in Washington State, he sets off for 'home.' Most of the rest of the film is an odyssey, a road trip back to the family mansion and all he's left behind: his attachments, his family, his problems, his fears, and his failures.
Five Easy Pieces became a classic almost as soon as it was released.
And the sound track by Tammy Wynette, including "Stand By Your Man" are a contrast to the pieces by Mozart and Chopin that we hear later, when Nicholson visits his dying father in the family's secluded and upscale dwelling.
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 Five Easy Pieces
Basil plays a very minor character in FEP as a sidekick to a rather abrasive apparent lesbian, both of whom are picked up by Bobby and Rayette as they hitchhike to Alaska.
Five Easy Pieces stands as a strong film from relatively early in Nicholson's career.
Five Easy Pieces appears in both its original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1 and also in a fullscreen version on this double-sided DVD; the image has been enhanced for 16X9 televisions.
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 eBay - DVD: Five Easy Pieces   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
FIVE EASY PIECES is a riveting American story about a former musical ingénue whose gift becomes a burden to him as he grapples with the implications of his choices in work, relationships, and family.
FIVE EASY PIECES was added to the Library of Congress National Film Registry in 2000.
FIVE EASY PIECES is one of the rare movies in which Sally Struthers is credited as Sally Ann Struthers.
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 Reflections on "Five Easy Pieces"
I first saw "Five Easy Pieces" on television in 1976, shortly after I had seen "One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest".
I can't say I found this an "easy" film, but it is most intriguing and watchable, with marvellous and compelling dialogue by Adrien Joyce.
I am currently reading the screenplay to 5 Easy Pieces and am blown away by its execution of the story and themes.
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 Five Easy Pieces News
Five Easy Pieces News continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
While speaking to some of my colleagues earlier today, I remembered the scene in "Five Easy Pieces" in which Jack Nicholson duked...
It's hard to have a better run as an actor than Jack Nicholson's in the early '70s: "Five Easy Pieces," "Carnal Knowledge," "The Last Detail," "Chinatown," capped by 1975's "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest,"...
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 :: rogerebert.com :: Reviews :: Five Easy Pieces (xhtml)
The title of "Five Easy Pieces" refers not to the women its hero makes along the road, for there are only three, but to a book of piano exercises he owned as a child.
When we sense the boy, tormented and insecure, trapped inside the adult man, "Five Easy Pieces" becomes a masterpiece of heartbreaking intensity.
He does it by playing the piano; but when she says she's moved, he says he isn't -- that he played better as a child and that the piece was easy anyway.
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 Amazon.ca: Five Easy Pieces (Widescreen/Full Screen): DVD: Bob Rafelson,Jack Nicholson,Karen Black,Billy Green ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Written by Rafelson and Adrien Joyce, Five Easy Pieces was shot like an arthouse movie, on a low budget, but marketed to a mass audience.
When he learns his father is dying in Washington State, he sets off for 'home.' Most of the rest of the film is an odyssey, a road trip back to the family mansion and all he's left behind: his attachments, his family, his problems, his fears, and his failures.
Five Easy Pieces became a classic almost as soon as it was released.
www.amazon.ca /Five-Easy-Pieces-Widescreen-Screen/dp/B00002VWE0   (1696 words)

 Five easy pieces
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The category of transitional, layering pieces to wear during the late fall has expanded.
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 Five Easy Pieces :: Astrobiology Magazine ::
There are five phases to the MRO mission.
We say that ironically, because none of these are easy.
You spend years and years getting ready for it and it's over in a few hours, and it better go right or else you're never going to be able to recover.
www.astrobio.net /news/article1672.html   (1802 words)

 Process in Five Easy Pieces
Consider the past impinging on the present with the vast saga of personal memory; consider the vivid presentations of all five senses.
Merging also into the new moment are millions, billions, even trillions upon trillions of micro-experiences contributed along the neural nets by bodily cells and, finally, by the streaming neurons of the brain—the human brain itself the most complex structure in the known universe.
Here in Part Five, the final part of the series, I will focus on one of the most distinctive features of this new process understanding: the dipolar nature of God.
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 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Five Easy Pieces at Epinions.com
"Five Easy Pieces" was one of three films starring Jack Nicholson that were directed, co-written, and co-produced by Bob Rafelson (the other films were the weird Monkees flop "Head" and the more successful "The King of Marvin Gardens").
He is a rebellious, philandering, wandering bastard, but he is also ashamed of his weaknesses, which are clearly out of control.
"Five Easy Pieces" received Oscar nominations for Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay (Rafelson and Carol Eastman).
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 Poynter Online - Five Easy Pieces
Here are the five hoppers Jerome created for a story about a "little string of mountains" in New Hampshire he wrote for New England Monthly:”
What matters is what he does with his notes, the "very rough" contents of his five containers.
And discovering how to transform a daunting project into five easy pieces was "the single most important thing" he learned about writing all year.
www.poynter.org /column.asp?id=52&aid=75317   (1083 words)

 DVDFILE.COM: Five Easy Pieces review
Five Easy Pieces Bob Rafelson's study in disillusionment is a difficult film to categorize.
The result is a complex character study that itself was nominated for Best Picture and deserves much of the acclaim it has received.
Having owned Five Easy Pieces before, first on video then on Criterion's laserdisc release, I was excited to see Columbia TriStar's decision to revisit the film on DVD, and even more excited when I received the disc in the mail from them.
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 Five Easy Pieces (1970)
Five Easy Pieces (1970) is a moody, thoughtful character study of an alienated, misfit drifter and drop-out.
Robert Eroica Dupea (Jack Nicholson), a talented classical pianist and musician, has rejected his well-to-do cultured family in the Pacific Northwest's Puget Sound area, and given up his promising career as a concert pianist.
But he is still restless and confused - he doesn't feel settled in the common lifestyle of a hot-tempered, Southern California blue-collar, redneck oil rigger, who drinks beer, bowls, listens to country music, and chases easy women.
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 Five Easy Pieces Script at IMSDb.
Five Easy Pieces By Carole Eastman TITLE SEQUENCE: The Bach-Vivaldi A-Minor Concerto for Four Pianos PLAYS OVER a series of family album photographs.
His figure is encircled by the pen's marking and preceding his name is the configuration of a small heart: "Robert Eroica Dupea" INT.
MORTUARY CHAPEL - DAY Five Easy Pieces, played haltingly OVER the torsos of a line of people moving slowly down the chapel aisle.
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 MyDD :: Five Easy Pieces
The Five Easy Pieces strategy postulates that the long-time conservative goal of a sweepingly radical tax overhaul, such as replacing the income tax with a flat tax or a national sales tax, runs too much political risk.
Part 5 of Five Easy Pieces is now enshrined in law.
Nearly every single Senate Democrat is on record supporting part five of the five easy pieces tax strategy as a way to compromise on Social Security.
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 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Five Easy Pieces of Libby - TV.com
When a desperate Sabrina struggles free, the spell has disastrous consequences: Libby is transformed into an incomplete jigsaw puzzle, and Sabrina has only a few hours to locate the missing pieces and put Libby together again.
This necessitates a visit to Libby's home, where her cold, controlling mother makes Sabrina understand her nemesis a little better -- as does the discovery that Libby has an ailing grandmother to whom she is devoted.
Tell the world what you think of Five Easy Pieces of Libby, write a review for this episode.
www.tv.com /sabrina-the-teenage-witch/five-easy-pieces-of-libby/episode/2153/summary.html   (496 words)

 The Five Easy Pieces, Arts and Culture ~ DragonFlyEye.Net
Bringing to mind images of goatees and fl berets, the new coffee house scene is more akin to the glory days of the folk songwriters of the fifties and sixties, and Perks has the perfect vibe for just such a fashion.
The setup for this show – The Five Easy Pieces, as MC and songwriter Roger Mahle dubbed it – was a spotlight on five young local songwriters and their music in kind of a “VH1 Storytellers” format where they described what inspired each piece before they played it.
This was actually Brandon’s first real gig, or so Roger had told me. He’s the youngest of the five songwriters that were performing that evening, but that doesn’t stop him from being the most talented guitarist and probably the most original performer of the night.
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 Les Vogt Products : Les Vogt's Five Easy Pieces Horsemanship Video
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 Killer Instinct: Five Easy Pieces - TV.com
It is also the play on the title for the show "Grey's Anatomy".
Tell the world what you think of Five Easy Pieces, write a review for this episode.
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 Amazon.com: Five Easy Pieces: Video: Jack Nicholson,Karen Black,Billy Green Bush,Fannie Flagg,Sally Struthers,Marlena ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
'Five Easy Pieces' is revealing about a wayward culture; it strikes the audience with its emotional interactions; and lets us peer into the hearts and minds of very intriguing personalities.
It was not long after Easy Rider and we had the idea that this Jack Nicholson had something to say to our 60's-70's counter-culture.
Jack was workin' hard, switching from depressed concert pianist to hillbilly good time dude to misunderstood Romeo in five-minute intervals.
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