Little Fauss (Michael J. Pollard) is a slow-witted neophyte motorcycle racer; Big Halsy (Robert Redford) is the selfish suspended pro racer who takes Little on as a mechanic, provided that he can use his name and bike. As the pair experience a series of on-the-road misadventures--including
their mutual interest in Rita Nebraska (Lauren Hutton)--Halsy continually abuses the ever-admiring Little, and eventually they face each other in a race. Life imitated art in the making of this film, as Redford and Pollard reportedly fought constantly. Furthermore, director Sidney J. Furie is said
to have wanted no part of the project (which was to have been directed by its scree...