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Bonnie & Clyde: The True Story (1992)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  17 August 1992 (USA)
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Bonnie Parker is a divorcee while still only eighteen or twenty. Clyde Barrow, a handsome charmer who is in love with Bonnie, is a small-time thief, 'borrowing' cars to teach Bonnie to ... See full summary »

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Bonnie Parker is a divorcee while still only eighteen or twenty. Clyde Barrow, a handsome charmer who is in love with Bonnie, is a small-time thief, 'borrowing' cars to teach Bonnie to drive. He falls in with WD Jones, and their crime levels quickly rise. Soon Bonnie is dragged in with them, due to her love for Clyde, and within a short space of time, everyone is baying for the blood of Bonnie and Clyde. Written by Liz Jordan <c9310494@alinga.newcastle.edu.au>

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At 5' 11" Tracey Needham is a full foot taller than the diminutive Bonnie Parker. See more »

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Quite enjoyable
13 November 2004 | by (Minnesota, USA) – See all my reviews

This is one of those movies that you happen across when you're channel surfing on a Saturday afternoon, and you get drawn into it and end up watching the whole thing. I thought that it was well acted and it really made me feel for the characters. Though it's a bit slow moving, focusing more on the relationships between Bonnie and Clyde and their family members, it never got boring. We don't really see too much of all the robberies that they were so legendary for, and instead most of the shootouts take place when they're ambushed by the police. I thought Tracey Needham, who played Bonnie, really did a good job with her character. Going from a nice country girl to a cold-blooded killer is a challenging thing to portray, and I enjoyed the subtlety she brought to the role.

Overall, an above average effort, especially considering it was a made for TV movie.


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