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Fast-Walking (1982)

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A corrupt prison guard becomes involved in a plot to murder a black revolutionary serving time in his prison.

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Cast

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Fast-Walking
Tim McIntire ...
Wasco
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Moke
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William Galliot
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Officer Jackson
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Sergeant Sanger
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Evie
John Friedrich ...
Squeeze
Lance LeGault ...
Lieutenant Barnes
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Bullet
Deborah White ...
Elaine Schector
Sandy Ward ...
Warden
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Ted
Helen Page Camp ...
Ted's Wife
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A corrupt prison guard becomes involved in a plot to murder a black revolutionary serving time in his prison.

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For the right price, he'll open a jailbird's cage.

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28 January 1983 (Finland)  »

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The Joint  »

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Due to the indifferent release the film suffered, "Fast-Walking" was not seen outside the US for a couple of years. In some territories, it was re-titled "The Rap", which is the name of the book it is based on. See more »

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Wasco: God, I love it here, in this joint, you know that, Squeeze? I just fucking love it, there's no place like it in the whole damn world. There's nothing you can't do in here, if you got the balls. It's as simple as that, you just believe in yourself. Follow your star. It'll lead you right to opportunity, and here it has again.
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I thought it was Great
2 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I loved this movie, one of James Woods' best. I certainly agree with the other reviewer about Kay Lenz, the woman is ravishing. It has a gritty, sleazy feel to it that reminds me of "To Live and Die In L.A.".. .. it's realistic, in other words. Kay Lenz was striking in this movie, I thought she was about the sexiest woman alive for years after watching this. The guy that played WASCO was really good too, and lots of underground prison slang in the movie..it's got that real feel to it... It reminds me of the movie "Colors".. or "Miami Vice" .. and mirrors the drug scene in California, indeed, in America. It's a gray movie.. without any real heroes. Reminds me of real life!


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