In the tradition of Richard Farnsworth (“The Grey Fox,” “The Straight Story”), Ben Johnson (“The Last Picture Show”), Jessica Tandy (“Driving Miss Daisy”), John Houseman (“The Paper Chase”) and other shall we say seasoned performers who won their most significant movie roles late in their careers, 72-year-old Memphis native Red West is poised to secure some long overdue attention and praise for his acting chops this week when his new film, “Goodbye Solo,” debuts during the prestigious Venice and Toronto film festivals.
Saturday, August 30, 2008
Red West at Toronto Film Fest
Read John Beifuss' blog "The Bloodshot Eye" for info on Red West's latest film:
Posted by Jon W. Sparks at 12:46 PM