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Midnight Cowboy

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midnight cowboy 2ΗΠΑ/USA, 1969, εγχρ./col.
Σκην./Dir.: John Schlesinger | Σεν./Scr.: Waldo Salt (βασισμένη στο ομώνυμο μυθιστόρημα του Τζέιμς Λίο Χίρλιχαϊ/ based on the novel of the same name by James Leo Herlihy)| Φωτ./Cin.: Adam Holender | Μοντ./Ed.: Hugh A. Robertson | Μουσ./Mus.: John Barry | Ηθ./Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight | Παρ./Prod.: Jerome Hellman Productions, Florin Productions | Διάρκεια/Dur.: 113’

A naive hustler, Joe Buck, quits his job as a dishwasher and travels from his small Texas hometown to New York City hoping to score big with wealthy New York City women. Soon he finds a companion in Enrico Salvatore "Ratso" Rizzo, an ailing swindler with a bum leg and a quixotic fantasy of escaping to Florida.

The film won three Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay. It remains the only X-rated film to win the Oscar for Best Picture.

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