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Uncle Joe Shannon (1978)

PG  |   |  Drama  |  27 July 1979 (Portugal)
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A trumpet player, self-destructive after the death of his wife and child in a fire, befriends a crippled youngster and together they battle obstacles through each other's encouragement.

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Joe Shannon
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Miguel
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Robbie
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Jason Bernard ...
Goose
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Braddock
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Dr. Clark
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Marvin
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A trumpet player, self-destructive after the death of his wife and child in a fire, befriends a crippled youngster and together they battle obstacles through each other's encouragement.

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Elämän pyörteissä  »

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A movie worth listening to
5 August 2003 | by (US) – See all my reviews

The score of UJS features the trumpet trumpet playing of the legendary Maynard Ferguson. Ferguson, often described as one of the greatest musicians of the 20th century, is simply astounding, so much so that you can easily overlook the movie's flaws.


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