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Hawks (1988)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  10 November 1989 (USA)
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Two terminally ill patients in a hospital yearn for relief from their predicament. With little or no friends, they form an uneasy alliance and plot an escape for one last wild time.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Bancroft
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Deckermensky
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Hazel
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Maureen
Jill Bennett ...
Vivian Bancroft
Robert Lang ...
Walter Bancroft
Pat Starr ...
Millie Deckermensky
Bruce Boa ...
Byron Deckermensky
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Regina
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SAAB Salesman
Caroline Langrishe ...
Carol
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Mr. Granger
Robyn Moore ...
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Nurse Jarvis
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Ward Sister
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Two terminally ill patients in a hospital yearn for relief from their predicament. With little or no friends, they form an uneasy alliance and plot an escape for one last wild time. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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They soared above the ordinary.

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Also Known As:

Falcões  »

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Walter Bancroft: [Bancroft's parents come to visit him in hospital] How are you son?
[goes to shake Bancroft's hand]
Vivian Bancroft: Oh put it away. He has no wish to be impressed with your wrestling grip.
Walter Bancroft: [slightly thrown off his stride] You're looking good...He is you know.
Bancroft: [quiet but angrily to his father] She just insulted you...don't you care?
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Referenced in Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1989) See more »

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MOONLIGHT MADNESS
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Written by Barry Gibb and Alan Kendall
Produced by Barry Gibb and Karl Richardson
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hawks
17 October 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

a simple story of life......

this is one of the most sensitive and funny films i have ever ever seen, to meet and realise your mortality is something we never do until its too late, Hawks well with superb acting from Messrs Dalton and Edwards makes you (well made me) realise how fragile and how little we live our lives, whilst going through a situation with a friend at the moment i have re-watched this film, to realise one that Mortality is not something to be afraid of, but also to realise that in my darkest times - A big red nose will always make me smile.

so join the order of the HAWKS - I guarantee you wont regret it !!!


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