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Reverend Carlyle
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A heart attack moves a Pulitzer winning journalist to leave NY for the peace of a small New England town, but he soon finds himself pulled into a case of a man accused of killing his gay lover with the blade of a shovel. Wanting to keep the case quiet, the town turns against the journalist and his family when he begins digging into its secrets, until finally the accused man is found hanging in his cell and the truth comes out about more than just the killing. Written by BOB STEBBINS <stebinsbob@aol.com>

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25 April 1997 (USA)  »

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Das Grauen in einer kleinen Stadt  »

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$2,200,000 (estimated)
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One of eight films executive produced by Jordan Belfort in 1996 and 1997, later better known as (his infamous nickname "The Wolf of Wall Street"), by (he wrote the book), and for (both the movie based on his book, and serving twenty-two months in federal prison) The Wolf of Wall Street (2013). See more »

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Reverend Carlyle: You cannot hide from an AK-47 that's been blessed by the lord.
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Awful....Truly Awful
19 May 2002 | by (Canberra, Australia) – See all my reviews

When you see quality actors' names such as James Coburn or Christopher Plummer attached to a movie , you would assume that those quality actors would appear in films that have a quality script. I mean , surely they READ the script before they agreed to appear in this rubbish?

Movies like this do nothing but damage a good actors' reputation so I guess it's a good thing that very few people have actually seen it.

I just wish I hadn't.


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