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I Walk the Line (1970)

PG-13 | | Drama | 3 February 1971 (Denmark)
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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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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Every man walks the line between right and wrong. One day Sheriff Tawes crossed over. See more »

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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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After working with him on " The Gypsy Moths ", John Frankenheimer wanted Gene Hackman for the lead, but Columbia insisted on Gregory Peck. See more »

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References Hook, Line and Sinker (1969) See more »

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15 January 2004 | by (France) – See all my reviews

I happened upon the film on French television. It was very well done. Gregory Peck gave a wonderful performance. The changes in his character and his anguish were felt. I was impressed that in 1970 there was a nude bedroom scene. I did compare it to Damage with Jeremy Irons and what they visibly display nowadays. G.P. and Tuesday Weld did a great job without that display. Ralph Meeker was a charmer as always. It does not require an R rating. The incest was suggested in a subtle fashion. Albeit an eerie moment. The photography was very interesting. I am not a Johnny Cash fan but his music was fitting. Loved the film. Azignon


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