NASHVILLE FILM DIRECTOR ROBERT ALTMAN DIES

Movie director Robert Altman, who satirized Music Row politics in his 1975 movie Nashville, died on Monday night at age 81 in Los Angeles.

Nashville was nominated for a 1975 Oscar for Best Picture while Altman was nominated for Best Director. Actor Keith Carradine won an Oscar for the song “I’m Easy” from the movie. Altman dabbled in country music himself, co-writing John Anderson’s 1983 hit “Black Sheep.” He also cast country star Lyle Lovett in several of his movies, including The Player and Short Cuts. Altman received a career achievement Oscar at the Academy Award in 2006.

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