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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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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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Falcões  »

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Deckermensky, 'Decker': [Coma patient Mr. Lightowler passes gas] Does he do that a lot?
Bancroft: It's his one little vanity. He likes to keep the impression he's still alive.
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CHAIN REACTION
Performed by Diana Ross
Written by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb and Maurice Gibb
Produced by Barry Gibb, Karl Richardson and Albhy Galuten
By courtesy of EMI Records Limited and RCA Records
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I could connect with the movie.
9 May 1999 | by (Westminster, Colorado) – See all my reviews

I could understand what the main characters were going through. When I saw the movie, I was 5 years free of Terminal ill Stage4 Hodgkin's Cancer. I was told I would not make it to my 30th birthday. I am now 42. I had many the same feelings and attitude of the main characters in the movie. I think it is an excellent movie.


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