David N. Meyer
Criterion collection volume 414
The Driver and The Mechanic roam the country in a tricked-out 1955 Chevy, drag racing for money and thrills. While stopped at a diner, The Girl climbs into their car and plants herself in the backseat. Drifting across the Southwest, they keep being buzzed by a snazzy 1970 Pontiac. GTO chats up a storm, bending the ears of the hitchhikers he regularly picks up off the side of the road. Like modern day cowboys, they just keep moving--no roots, no responsibilities--the...