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I Walk the Line (1970)

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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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Foolish fellow falls for foxy filly
23 February 2002 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

Peck does a nice job playing a middle age crazy sheriff who meets and goes over the edge for a rawboned hillbilly girl. He has a decent, loving wife at home but his discontent with his life leads to his making one stupid mistake after another in not only his private life but his professional as well. Well played out film with top notch performances by the entire cast and a sound track by Johnny Cash which intertwines nicely with the picture.


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