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Paris Trout (1991)

 -  Drama  -  20 April 1991 (USA)
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Paris Trout is a vile Southern bigot. He owns a store and is a loanshark. He often sues people, and so his lawyer, Harry Seagraves, eventually meets Paris' wife Hannah. A former ... See full summary »

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Paris Trout
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Harry Seagraves
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Mary Sayers
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Rosie Sayers
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Henry Ray Sayers
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Chester Sayers
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Buster Devonne
Sharlene Ross ...
Mother Trout's Nurse
Jim Peck ...
Estes Singletary
Dan Biggers ...
Mayor Harn
Ernest Dixon ...
Truck Driver
Wallace Wilkinson ...
Dr. Brewer (as Wallace Wilkenson)
Ron Leggett ...
Glass Man (as Ronn Leggett)
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Paris Trout is a vile Southern bigot. He owns a store and is a loanshark. He often sues people, and so his lawyer, Harry Seagraves, eventually meets Paris' wife Hannah. A former schoolteacher, she made the mistake of her life when she married Paris, who brutalizes her. Soon Paris goes beyond the overgenerous bounds of what a man in his position can get away with even in the segregated South, leading to a spiral of perverse insanity. Written by Reid Gagle

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A brutal murder in a small town. A triangle of passion, power and rage.

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Rated R for violence and sensuality, and for brief language. | See all certifications »

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A literate portrayal of good and evil.
12 February 2001 | by (Denver, Colorado) – See all my reviews

A very literate drama, filled with characters who can speak like poets. Ed Harris is a Southern gentleman lawyer caught up in a set of circumstances that soon escalate beyond his control. His frustration is palpable, and his quiet desperation makes him a man to be pitied. Barbara Hershey is an angry victim of demoralizing abuse in a stultifying environment of prejudice and psychosis. Dennis Hopper is the embodiment of this psychosis. And these three characters are tied together in a tortuous Devil's knot. A fascinating portrayal of good and evil. Put the kids to bed before you watch.


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