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From Pauline Kael’s For Keeps: 30 Years at the Movies (1994):
Rain Main is Dustin Hoffman humping one note on a piano for two hours and eleven minutes. It’s his dream role.
April 02, 2008 | Permalink
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The banner image is a detail from Grant Wood’s “Young Corn.” Now owned by the Cedar Rapids (Iowa) Community School District, it was painted in 1931: the same year Bix Beiderbecke died and a year after Wood painted “American Gothic.”