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Jackson County Jail (1976)

R | | Action, Crime, Drama | April 1976 (USA)
This is a powerful drama about a young woman who stumbles into a nightmare land of hijacking and humiliation while driving cross-country from California to New York.

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Cast

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Lisa Copeland ...
Girl in Commercial
Cliff Emmich ...
Mr. Bigelow (as Clifford Emmich)
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Mr. Cooper
Edward Marshall ...
Mr. Blight
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David
Marciee Drake ...
Candy (David's Girlfriend)
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Allison
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Waitress
Ken Lawrence ...
Paulie (Trucker at Counter)
Arthur Wong ...
Cook
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Girl in Restaurant (as Marci Barkin)
Nancy Lee Noble ...
Lola (as Nancy Noble)
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Bobby Ray
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This is a powerful drama about a young woman who stumbles into a nightmare land of hijacking and humiliation while driving cross-country from California to New York. Written by L.H. Wong <as9401k56@ntuvax.ntu.ac.sg>

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The way out is murder! See more »


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April 1976 (USA)  »

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A Jackson megyei börtön  »

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$445,000 (estimated)
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The climactic foot chase between Coley Blake and the police was completely improvised. Moreover, Blake was more of a slick New York City criminal type in an earlier draft of the script. See more »

Quotes

Dinah Hunter: They're gonna kill you!
Coley Blake: That don't matter. I was born dead.
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Many events that don't really fit together.
4 October 1999 | by (Hohenpeißenberg, Germany) – See all my reviews

This movie is about a woman getting into trouble - nothing more and nothing less. she gets robbed by two hitch-hikers, she's put into prison because she ain't got a passport anymore, a policeman rapes her and she kills him after that and escapes with a prisoner...

The movie continues this way, event-event-event... Director Michael Miller is so concerned about being boring, he leaves feelings and emotion.

Jones and Mimieux do their parts well, especially Mimieux. Too, I miss at least a few experiments with camera and music, but if you don't want to think about a movie this might be right for you.


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