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Tucker: The Man and His Dream
TUCKER, directed by Francis Ford Coppola (CAPTAIN EO), glorifies two of executive producer George Lucas's favorite things: cars and artistic independence. It's a starry-eyed, big-band-jazz-scored paean to Preston Tucker (Jeff Bridges), an innovator who failed to conquer the post-WWII car business, but at least made a cool car. The titleistical dream is the idea of the Tucker, 'the car of the future today,' a sleek, futuristic sedan with the engine in the back and three headlights that he says will move with the front wheels for safety. He's just a dude with a scrappy company working out of a barn