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Richard Gere had a great year in 1978. He was getting alot of attention from "Looking for Mr. Goodbar", "Days of Heaven" and this movie. I enjoyed this movie very much and that was in large part to the performance of Gere. He plays a nice kid who only wants to work with children and be nice to his little brother, but his Dad (Tony LoBiano) is a macho construction worker who wants his son to be a bad-ass like him. His uncle (Paul Sorvino) is not much more understanding, but he is a little more human than the father. Gere's mother is also very frustrated by the father's inhumanity. There is a subplot involving a bartender (the late Kenneth McMillan) who cannot reach out to his gay son. The theme of the movie is understanding, compassion and love and Richard Gere as 'Stony' personifies these qualities perfectly. I have not read the novel by Richard Price, and I probably should since he is one of my favorite authors.
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