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With the exception of Robbie Robertson, every member of 'The Band' has a role in this movie. Levon Helm plays the sheriff, Garth Hudson plays the recluse, Richard 'Manuel' plays a vigilante, and Rick Danko plays the father of a kidnapped boy. See more »

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Peculiar affair
11 January 2013 | by (the Doomed Megalopolis of Blasphemous Technoids) – See all my reviews

'Man Outside' (aka 'Hidden Fear') is quite the odd duck, mixing drama with a bit of romance before ultimately venturing into thriller territory. It tells the story of a man (who used to be a lawyer) living like a hermit in the woods (following the unexpected death of his wife). A female anthropologist takes an interest in the man, and the feelings seem mutual. Around the same time, kids are being abducted by a nerdy pervert with some serious mommy-issues. The local sheriff suspects our friendly hermit being the culprit, so him and his new-found love-interest must now flee from the authorities while at the same time trying to catch up with our nerdy villain. Somehow this all turns into a pretty okay movie. The opening sequence with the car is quite unique and a fine way to start the movie (since you don't really have an idea what's going on yet). All things considered, it's a little tame for its own good, but worth a watch nonetheless.


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