Sweet Hunters

(1970)
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An ornithologist (Hayden) goes on a field trip to a deserted island near the mainland with his wife (McNally) and small son, and is joined by the wife's sister (Strasberg), who is getting over an abortion; later, an escaped convict (Whitman) is discovered. A situation which may seem naturalistic enough, but the form never is: incidents are isolated, cross-relations are oblique, emotions are unexplained. And as the narrative gradually coheres, Guerra daringly undercuts it with a series of disturbing emphases. As haunting and ambiguous as anything of Herzog's.

  1. Ruy Guerra

    Director, Writer

  2. Philippe Dumarçay

    Writer

  3. Gérard Zingg

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Sterling Hayden

    Sterling Hayden

    Allan

  2. Susan Strasberg

    Susan Strasberg

    Lis

  3. Stuart Whitman

    Stuart Whitman

    The Prisoner

  4. Maureen McNalley

    Clea

  5. Andrew Hayden

    Bob

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Original Title Ternos Caçadores

Status Released

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  • March 22, 1970
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

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