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Eyes of an Angel (1991)

PG-13 | | Drama | 29 June 1991 (Japan)
John Travolta is a downtrodden single father raising his daughter under difficult circumstances in Chicago. The young girl comes upon and then nurses a wounded Doberman used for fighting, ... See full summary »

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Motel Owner (as Sydney Chankin)
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John Travolta is a downtrodden single father raising his daughter under difficult circumstances in Chicago. The young girl comes upon and then nurses a wounded Doberman used for fighting, back to health. Duped by underworld types he was working as a courier for, father and daughter leave the dog and flee cross-country to Los Angeles with both canine and mobsters in pursuit. Written by Rodney Esperanza <esperanz@pacbell.com>

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29 June 1991 (Japan)  »

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The Tender  »

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Triumph Releasing was set to distribute this film domestically during the fall of 1991, but the release never occurred and it was pulled from their slate. See more »

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Ebben? Ne andro lontano
from the opera La Wally"
Written by Alfredo Catalani
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Excellent Movie! Loved it!
15 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I think maybe some folks missed the opening line --- based on a true story. When you realize that this was a docudrama, it's pretty good stuff. I can't say much more without giving away part of the plot. I don't care whether you're a dog person or not. And, I won't spoil it, but I thought the ending was well-deserved! Definitely worth watching. Started out a little slow and I was a little worried about the graphic nature of the movie, but Travolta was good in this indie film, as was Raab in her role. Better than some movies I've paid $8.50 at the theater to watch lately! Interestingly, I find Travolta a better view in indie films than in some of the big budget films that he's been in.


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