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Windy City (1984)

R  |   |  Drama  |  21 September 1984 (USA)
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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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Niles McMaster ...
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Sherry
Nathan Davis ...
Mr. Jones
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Ernesto
Wilbert Bradley ...
Joe the Janitor
Liza Hella ...
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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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My sweet home
8 January 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I love this movie! This is a great movie especially if you are from Chicago. I saw this when I was away at college in la, missing my sweet home Chicago very much, so it really moved me. This movie really made me stop and think about what's really important in life. Great scenes walking alongside the lake. It's a beautiful story about about friendship, love and who you wanted to be along time ago. Life goes along like it should and you do what you need to do to make a living. Your friend from childhood becomes terminally ill and you remember all the dreams you once had. Great lines, great story. This is one of those feel good movies, one that makes you remember what is truly important important in life. I hope you love this movie as much as I did.


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