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The Wrong Man (1993)

R  |   |  Romance, Thriller  |  5 September 1993 (USA)
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US merchant sailor Alex Walker (Kevin Anderson) is stranded in Mexico, penniless and wanted by the police. He meets and joins up with an unlikely couple - aging but likable shit Phillip ... See full summary »

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Missy Mills
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Alex Walker
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Phillip Mills
Jorge Cervera Jr. ...
Captain Diaz
Ernesto Laguardia ...
Detective Ortega
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Felix Crawley
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Rosita
José Escandón ...
Balneario Clerk
Álvaro Carcaño ...
Bus Driver
Ted Swanson ...
First Mate
Paco Morayta ...
Bartender
Gerardo Zepeda ...
Night Clerk
Pedro Altamirano ...
Motorcycle Cop
Anilú Pardo ...
Woman Mourner
Alejandro Bracho ...
Lieutenant
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US merchant sailor Alex Walker (Kevin Anderson) is stranded in Mexico, penniless and wanted by the police. He meets and joins up with an unlikely couple - aging but likable shit Phillip Mills (John Lithgow) and young sexy, frustated wife Missy (Rosanna Arquette). The three develop a curiously inter-dependent relationship. Meanwhile, Police Captain Diaz and Detective Ortega are closing in and the plot circle is closed at Tapachula rail station amidst a stack of mistakes and wrong decisions. Written by Prof Robin Marshall <robin@m2.ph.man.ac.uk>

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POCO ROMANTICO
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A simple story with brilliant characters
27 March 1999 | by (Antwerp, Belgium) – See all my reviews

The story is basically very simple: innocent man runs away from police who suspect him from murder. The makers of this movie chose not to create another hide and seek movie. Instead, their attention went to the characters, and not only of the protagonists. John Lithgow is brilliant as tha loudmouth doing 'monkey business', Kevin Anderson is great as the introvert suspect and Rosanna Arquette is lovely to watch as the sensual Missy. If look close, you'll notice that also the characters of the Mexican policemen have been drawn nicely. A movie for those who like to watch better movies only.


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