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Directed by: Robert Altman
Starring: Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould, Sally Kellerman, Robert
M*A*S*H ranked # 56 on the American Film Institute's Top 100 American Films list.
MASH is a 1970 satirical American dark comedy film directed by Robert Altman, based on the novel written by Richard Hooker. Centering upon an outfit of medical personnel stationed at a Mobile Army Surgical Hospital during the Korean War, the film stars Donald Sutherland and Elliott Gould. Robert Duvall, Sally Kellerman, Tom Skerritt, Roger Bowen, Gary Burghoff, Bud Cort and Fred Williamson are also featured. MASH went on to inspire the television series M*A*S*H.
The film won the 1970 Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival. It was nominated for five Academy Awards and won an Oscar for its screenplay. It was deemed "culturally significant" by the Library of Congress and selected in 1996 for preservation in the United States National Film Registry. In 1998, the film was recognized by the American Film Institute (AFI) as one of the 100 greatest American films; two years later, AFI recognized it as one of the 10 funniest American films.
This film is number 17 on Bravo's "100 Funniest Movies".
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