Faithful wife Georgette arrives in Texas to join her shiftless, no-good husband, Henry, who’s just been paroled from the state penitentiary. Henry hopes for a career as a songwriter and gets jobs singing and strumming in grimy roadhouses.
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Filmmaker of a second line, that rarely met a success that would emerge - except for the overrated "Summer of 42" - and put him on a fairer position, Mulligan made with a few stars of the 60's films with a very careful lyricism, where the emblematic figures of the actors were limited by a solid construction of their characters, debtors of a literary universe, with a straightforward cinematographic writing.