The Ski Bum
Bruce D. Clark
Charlotte Rampling, Zalman King, Joseph Mell, Dimitra Arliss and Jackson Browne
REGION CODE: 0
Region All / Free DVD-R (playable worldwide)
With master cinematographer Vilmos Zsigismond wielding the lenses in this rare hippie classic, Zalman King (who's since become a purveyor of elegant softcore porn) stars as the title character, a Jean-Claude Killy type who leaves the slopes in favor of the business world. While struggling to maintain his hippie ideals and not sell out to The Man, he is taken advantage of by a gang of crooks, who plan to use King as their fall guy for a major caper. Charlotte Rampling costars in this "pure 1970s" adaptation of Romain Gary's novel. Look for a very young Jackson Browne as a stoned hippie playing the guitar at the steam bath party.