ROBERT ALTMAN INCREASED THE LENGTH AND PERHAPS UPPED THE ANTE OF “PERSONA”

3 Women (1977) Pros: Shelly Duvall, Gerald Busby soundtrack Cons: too long and slow and wince-inducing I find Robert Altman’s 1977 “3 Women” excruciating watching—excruciatingly slow and wince-inducing for all three of the women. The hearty, gauche vision in yellow, Millie Lamoreaux (big-eyed, buckteethed and otherwise gawky Shelly Duvall) does not seem to me to