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Windy City (1984)

The lives of a group of young Chicago men, as seen through the eyes of one of them, a writer.

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Danny
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Emily Reubens
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Sol
Jim Borrelli ...
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Bobby
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Pete
Lewis J. Stadlen ...
Marty
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Eddy
Niles McMaster ...
Michael
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Sherry
Nathan Davis ...
Mr. Jones
Louie Lanciloti ...
Ernesto
Wilbert Bradley ...
Joe the Janitor
Liza Hella ...
Barziti Sister #1
Elaine Wilkes ...
Barziti Sister #2
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The lives of a group of young Chicago men, as seen through the eyes of one of them, a writer.

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21 September 1984 (USA)  »

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All the Sad Young Men  »

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The film's original main movie poster had a preamble that read: "Me and my friends, we had a dream once, life was going to be a great adventure, and we were going to be the heroes". See more »

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A charming, faultlessly cast and well-made movie.
20 August 2003 | by (Corvallis, Oregon) – See all my reviews

Years ago, I caught glimpses of 'Windy City' on television but missed the introduction and failed to get the name (or the opening 'pirates'). Nevertheless, the movie stayed in my mind. Eventually I saw it, still on TV, with sundry edits and was encouraged to search for it in the local video store. After I saw it without interruption I was convinced to buy a copy, and if (or when) it appears on DVD I'll buy it again! It's well worth it.


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