- OSCAR WINNER:
- Best Supporting Actress - Estelle Parsons
- Best Cinematography
Depression-era drifters Clyde Barrow (Warren Beatty) and Bonnie Parker (Faye Dunaway) embark on a life of crime; craving adventure and each other.
Audiences in 1967 were unprepared for the cascading violence that would follow, and when they learned the duo could be hurt, they dreaded they could be killed. The vivid title-role performances from Beatty and Dunaway get superb support from Michael J. Pollard, Gene Hackman and Estelle Parsons, who earned the "Best Supporting Actress" Academy Award.
Bonnie and Clyde continually dazzles, thanks to director Arthur Penn, cinematographer Burnett Guffey (winner of the film's second Oscar) and editor Dede Allen. Generations later, it's still a thunderous, thrilling ride.