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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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Nominated for 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Paris Trout
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Hanna Trout
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Harry Seagraves
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Carl Bonner
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Mary Sayers
Darnita Henry ...
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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Harrowing tale of brutal Dennis Hopper character and his impact on the town.
9 November 1999 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

I saw this in a theater and later found out it was actually a HBO movie in the U.S. but had been amazed by how well done it was. The acting is superb - Dennis Hopper does evil men like almost no-one else, Barbara Hershey and Ed Harris are good in whatever they do. It starts out as a harrowing racial drama but soon grows larger into a tale of authority and the evils of power over those who are weaker unless society and its laws protect them. A powerful and disturbing movie. 9/10


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