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Paul's Case (1980)

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Movie 11 February 1980
Lost in a world of fantasy, young working-class Paul dreams of escaping his dreary existence in turn-of-the-century Pittsburgh. As fate would have it Paul gets his chance by stealing some ... See full summary »

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Leta Bonynge
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Fred Ivory
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Kaiulani Lee
Tom Stewart ...
Yale Man
Michael Wager
Marilyn Adams
Jack Allen
Brooks Baldwin
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Lost in a world of fantasy, young working-class Paul dreams of escaping his dreary existence in turn-of-the-century Pittsburgh. As fate would have it Paul gets his chance by stealing some money and subsequently running off to glamorous New York City. Written by Anonymous

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Superb!!!
16 January 2003 | by (the lower depths) – See all my reviews

This outstanding film is based of one of the finest short stories ever written. Eric Roberts is brilliant as the young man I always thought had to be the prototype for Holden Caulfield. The sensitivity & simplicity of this film is to be commended, because it never would have worked as well as it does otherwise. This movie should definitely be seen by a far wider audience.


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