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Purple Haze (1982)

R | | Drama | October 1982 (USA)
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2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Peter Nelson ...
Matt Caulfield
Chuck McQuary ...
Jeff Maley
Bernard Baldan ...
Derek Savage
Susanna Lack ...
Kitty Armstrong
Bob Breuler ...
Walter Caulfield
Joanne Bauman ...
Margaret Caulfield
Katy Horsch ...
Phoebe Caulfield
Heidi Helmer ...
Angela
Tommy O'Brien ...
Marcus
Dan Jones ...
Dorm Snitch
Don Bakke ...
NCO #1
James Craven ...
NCO #2
John Speckhardt ...
Oath Officer
Jean Ashley ...
Mrs. Maley
Sara Hennessy ...
Lori
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Bíborköd  »

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Dreamin'
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neat little film, with good characterizations
20 February 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Very good little character study about a young man who drops out of college in the late 60's, at the height of political and emotional turmoil. Problems arise in the young man's home life, and subsequently he is drafted to Vietnam. The film follows his journey from college life to home life, highlighting in a trip to the army base aboard a bus. The ending is simply unforgettable! Excellent use of period music.


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