Truly one of the most boring pictures ever done but with enough attractive photography to merit your brief attention. The book was a runaway success as it preached a philosophy of self-involvement. It does not translate well to the screen, where most of the dialog seems unbearably
pretentious and Diamond's monotonous music doesn't help a bit. The actors do a fine job mouthing the words and will probably manage to convince people who are running their engines a quart low. The film uses a cartoon technique with live cinematography that would have been far more effective if
less words were spoken. Seagulls in the harbor are battling for fish heads, and their dialog es...