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True Stories (1986)

True Stories
7.2 Rating
(17 ratings)
7 IMDB rating

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Starring (View all)
David Byrne

David Byrne

Narrator / Lip-Syncher / Talking Heads singer
John Goodman

John Goodman

Louis Fyne
Annie McEnroe

Annie McEnroe

Kay Culver
Jo Harvey Allen

Jo Harvey Allen

The Lying Woman
Spalding Gray

Spalding Gray

Earl Culver
Alix Elias

Alix Elias

The Cute Woman
Roebuck

Roebuck 'Pops' Staples

Mr. Tucker


Written by (View all)
Beth Henley

Beth Henley



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Release date: 10 October 1986
UPC: 085391165422
Warner Value DVD (1), Warner Store (1), Musical (1), Dramas (1), Usa (1), 1980s (1), Short Stories (1), Surreal (1), Cult (1), Recommended (1), Comedies (1)
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