After a failed suicide attempt leaves him partially crippled, Rory begins spending a lot of time at a neighborhood bar full of interesting misfits. When Jerry the bartender suddenly finds ... See full summary »
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After a failed suicide attempt leaves him partially crippled, Rory begins spending a lot of time at a neighborhood bar full of interesting misfits. When Jerry the bartender suddenly finds himself playing basketball for the Golden State Warriors, Rory and the rest of the bar regulars hope his success will provide a lift to their sagging spirits. Will Jerry forget his friends? What about his junkie hooker girlfriend and her pimp? Written by
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Though this film premiered in the USA on December 1980, the film was predominantly released during 1981 which was the International Year of Disabled Persons. The film features characters with disabilities but as described during the time the film was released as "handicapped citizens". See more »
I've jumped from a building. I tried to commit suicide.
Hey, you've got it all backwards. First you get crippled then you try to commit suicide!
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What Have You Got to Lose
Performed by Pablo Cruise
Words and music by Eric Kaz & Gloria Loring
Courtesy of A&M Records, Incorporated
Produced & Engineered by Bill Schnee (uncredited)
Recorded at Record Plant, Sausalito, California
Mixed at Studio 55, Hollywood, California
Keyboards: Cory Lerios (uncredited) See more »
Detailing the plot of this film would lead the unsuspecting to assume they were in for an hour and a half of depression - but quite the opposite. The acting was spot on, the script razor sharp, and the storyline genuinely different and inspiring. I've not seen a copy on video or dvd for years, and for some reason it's never been on terrestrial tv in the UK, and I have to admit I'm baffled as to why. In the genre, it's quite simply one of the best films ever made.
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