Although she received no screen credit for her work, the studio later publicly acknowledged her contribution. Bonus features include commentary by Barbra Streisand and a production stills gallery.
When the film previewed in Octoberaudience feedback was very positive,  leading Streisand to believe it was powerful enough to sell itself.
She added, "She is so dazzling, in fact, that she The movie nuts us to the pat psychology of the facile script It is in anamorphic widescreen format with audio tracks in English and French and subtitles in English, French, and Spanish.
Streisand hired Andrzej Bartkowiakwho had filmed the documentary chronicling the making of The Broadway Albumas director of photography.
Principal photography began on October 6, and ended in early February. Nuts is less than the sum of its illustrious parts. It was his second time that he had abandoned a Streisand property; he had walked away from A Star Is Born a decade earlier. The filmmakers never quite succeed in their larger purpose: What might have been a sharper existential confrontation of our received ideas about sanity merely comes across as an effective courtroom drama, with strategically placed revelations and climaxes.
Streisand assumed producing duties but declined to direct, and Martin Ritt was hired to replace Rydell. The studio greenlighted the film adaptation in January and announced Mark Rydell would produce and direct Debra Winger in the relatively low-budget film.
Nielsen had been establishing himself in comedy and the next year would star in The Naked Gun. She researched her role by studying schizophrenic patients in a mental ward and interviewing prostitutes at a Los Angeles brotheland began to work on her own draft of the screenplay.
Barbra Streisand had campaigned for the role, but filming was scheduled to begin in the summer of and Rydell was unwilling to postpone the project while she completed Yentl.
She refused to promote it other than in a three-part interview with Gene Shalit on The Today Showalthough she later participated in a press conference when the film was released in foreign markets.
Original choice Dreyfuss finally was cast, and filming was postponed yet again to allow him to complete Tin Men. The material is exceptionally talky and becalmed, the central question none too compelling, and the visual style distractingly cluttered … Still, Miss Streisand A group of three screenwritersJan 22, · Watch video · Mostly, however, the film is a fascinating character study and history lesson, and as a movie to watch it's a ball.
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Nov 20, · If you were to meet this woman on the street, you wouldn't have much doubt she was nuts. She has that look in her eye, the one that suggests she can be reasonable one minute and lash out wildly the next. She is so filled with anger that the specific targets 2/5. For her second documentary feature, NUTS!, Penny Lane (her real name) has designed an ingenious mixture of archival documents and animation that is zany, corky, informative, entertaining, and manages to surprise us til the end.
For this, my friends, you have to see this movie. Dec 11, · The start of the movie in theaters featured a Daffy Duck Warner Brothers animated short called The Duxorcist () which was made exclusively for the film's release. The cartoon short was theatrically released in the USA with Nuts () but is not included on the DVD for this movie/10(K).
Inventive and wildly fun, NUTS! recounts the mostly-true story of John Romulus Brinkley, a Kansas doctor who in discovered that he could cure impotence by transplanting goat testicles into men%.Download