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Henry Tawes is the sheriff in a small town in Tennessee. A man of strong moral fibre he is always quick to judge others and follows the law zealously. Then he meets Alma, a young beautiful ... See full summary »

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Sheriff Tawes
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Alma McCain
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Ellen Haney
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Carl McCain
Lonny Chapman ...
Bascomb
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Hunnicutt
Jeff Dalton ...
Clay McCain
Freddie McCloud ...
Buddy McCain
Jane Rose ...
Elsie
J.C. Evans ...
Grandpa Tawes
Margaret A. Morris ...
Sybil
Bill Littleton ...
Pollard
Leo Yates ...
Vogel
Nora Denney ...
Darlene Hunnicutt (as Dodo Denney)
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Henry Tawes is the sheriff in a small town in Tennessee. A man of strong moral fibre he is always quick to judge others and follows the law zealously. Then he meets Alma, a young beautiful girl who turns his world upside down. Unable to ignore his feelings he starts having an affair with her. But in a small town nothing is secret for long Written by Mattias Pettersson <seaman@sbbs.se>

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Sheriff Tawes walks the line between duty and desire, between law and violence, between honor and shame.

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Rated PG-13 for some violence and sexual content | See all certifications »
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3 February 1971 (Denmark)  »

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An Exile  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)
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Rural '70 quiet T. Weld!
22 August 2004 | by (sparks, nevada) – See all my reviews

A totally under-appreciated and unseen film (except for some Gregory Peck fans) with Estelle Parsons and Ralph Meeker and the glorious totally bashed actress (in movies since age 12) and this is AFTER Pretty Poison, a witty and insightful script directed by (apparently a one-shot guy, Noel Black) that nobody got to see!

1970 was a great year for films and this didn't make my top TEN, but it's very interesting...with a moral that actually plays out in a semi-realistic and human AMERICAN way, but unfortunately, it was considered drive-in fare by whatever studio released it. Try to find this one. It's like Deliverance combined with Love with the Proper Stranger and it's quite unique, mainly because of Tuesday Weld's performance. An 8 out of 10 in a very good year. Best performance = T. Weld.


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