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Purple Haze (1982)

R  |   |  Drama  |  October 1982 (USA)
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Matt Caulfield
Chuck McQuary ...
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Bernard Baldan ...
Derek Savage
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Margaret Caulfield
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Marcus
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Jean Ashley ...
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Lori
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I-Feel-Like-I'm-Fixin'-to-Die Rag
Written by Country Joe McDonald
Performed by Country Joe and the Fish
Courtesy of Vanguard Recording Society, Inc.
Alcatraz Music Company
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One of the best period movies I've ever seen.
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This movie portrays the common teen attitude of the late 60's and is a useful as well as humorous look at an era that some of us never knew. I've seen this movie in the early 90's and I now wish I could share it with my kids. Even the disgruntled teens of today would relate to PURPLE HAZE.

PURPLE HAZE is a highly overlooked classic. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll find yourself relating to one or more of the leading characters, being drawn in like a close friend or family member is telling you this story.

The soundtrack is equally awesome and everybody should INSIST that this movie be returned to print.

Great acting, plot, irony, ending...........


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