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Dr. T and the Women (Special Edition)

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Dr. T & the Women

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Lyle Lovett
Producers:
Curb, MCA
genre:
Soundtracks

We gave it a B-

Gynecologist Sullivan Travis (Richard Gere) knows women. He has to — they’re everywhere: dozens of patients, three nieces, two daughters, a sister-in-law, and a wife who is slowly going insane (Farrah Fawcett). A satirical look at Texas socialites, Dr. T and the Women showcases Robert Altman’s famed agility with ensemble casts, yet stumbles in its too-loose approach to storytelling. EXTRAS Two new featurettes, the better of which, ”Altman’s Apprenticeship,” discusses his early years at a Kansas City documentary house, where he directed cheesy industrial and safety films. B-