May is waiting for her boyfriend in a run-down American motel, when an old flame turns up and threatens to undermine her efforts and drag her back into the life that she was running away from. The situation soon turns complicated.
Fool for Love is a 1985 drama directed by Robert Altman. The film stars Sam Shepard, who also wrote both the original play and the adaptation’s screenplay, alongside Kim Basinger, Harry Dean Stanton, Randy Quaid and Martha Crawford. It was entered into the 1986 Cannes Film Festival. It was filmed in Las Vegas, New Mexico. The house used for several scenes was 1001 7th st.
Fool for Love (1985)
Directed by: Robert Altman
Starring: Sam Shepard, Kim Basinger, Harry Dean Stanton, Randy Quaid, Martha Crawford, Louise Egolf, Sura Cox, Deborah McNaughton, April Russell
Screenplay by: Sam Shepard
Production Design by: Stephen Altman
Cinematography by: Pierre Mignot
Film Editing by: Stephen P. Dunn, Luce Grunenwaldt
Set Decoration by: John Hay
Music by: George Burt
Distributed by: Cannon Group
Release Date: December 6, 1985