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Fran Ryan Fran Ryan
Cafe Owner
Barry Cahill Barry Cahill
Salesman #2
Peter Jurasik Peter Jurasik
Bank Teller
Edward Bunker Edward Bunker
Mickey
John Colton John Colton
Beach Boy #2
Jane Howard Jane Howard
Employment Clerk
Peter Kwong Peter Kwong
Grocery Clerk


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Michael Mann Michael Mann
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Nancy Dowd Nancy Dowd
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9 months ago at Jan 27 16:35
Striaght account of bad guy Hoffman having just one beau geste when leaves Theresa Russell becuase "I'm gonna be caught" (or I wanna be caught, well it's almost the same).
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Description: In this grim little movie, Dustin Hoffman is featured as Max Dembo, an ex-con who finds that going straight is the most difficult job in the world. The early scenes of the film depicting his release from prison graphically convey his lostness and loneliness. His best friend's wife tells him to stay away from her husband. His parole officer (M. Emmet Walsh) throws him back in prison on empty drug charges when he realizes he can't run Max's life. Despite the support of a newfound girlfriend (Theresa Russell), Dembo can't handle the tedious responsibility of the straight world. He returns to crime, enlisting the aid of another thie ... (more)
Release date: 21 April 1978
Tags: Drama (4), 1970s (4), Friendship (3), Bank Robbery (3), Heist (3), Humiliation (3), Factory Worker (3), Revenge (3), Crime (3), Jail (3), Anger (2), Driving (2), Parole (2), Murder (2), Parole Officer (2), On The Run (2), 1978 (2), Independent Film (2), Based On Novel (2)
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"5.2. Vähän samantyylistä menoa kuin Uncut Gemsissa, Dustin Hoffman pääsee vankilasta ja äkkiäkös sitä taas lipsutaan pahantekoon. Hyviä, eläytyväisiä roolisuorituksia ja myös tässä leffassa on viihdyttävää vauhdikkuuden tuntua. Päähenkilön pyöriminen pitkin kaupunkikuvaa avartaa elokuvan maailmaa, tuntuu vähän samalta kuin joissain open world -peleissä."


fernando posted a review 9 months ago

“Striaght account of bad guy Hoffman having just one beau geste when leaves Theresa Russell becuase "I'm gonna be caught" (or I wanna be caught, well it's almost the same).” read more

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