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Road movie about a man in despair over the death of his wife, who decides to go on a journey from New Mexico to Memphis to see Graceland in his beat-up junker with the driver's door missing. En route, he picks up a hitchhiker in a pink sports jacket who proclaims himself to be Elvis, who is trying to return home to Graceland. Initially trying to free himself of Elvis, he slowly becomes enamored with the man's capability to have influence over everyone around him including a state trooper who stops the vehicle. Bridget Fonda appears as a Mississippi casino Marilyn Monroe impersonator who helps Schaech out of his funk. Written by
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God, if I'd been driving, she's...
She might be alive? Or you might be dead. Maybe both of you would have perished.
How could something so perfect be taken away from me?
I've searched a lifetime for an answer to that question. All I know is, you have to forgive yourself, your woman, god... and have faith that the next love you'll have won't cause you so much pain.
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Harvey Keitel produces an unforgettable character true to our images of the real Elvis... and yet... this movie is not about Elvis, it is about the heart, and dreams, and hope.
Pure enchantment and intrigue... enter this movie to witness Harvey Keitel stand up for the spirit, if not the flesh, of Elvis. Johnathon Schaech (as Byron Gruman) portrays a grieving husband traveling east who picks up the hitch-hiking Keitel, who claims to be Elvis making his way back to Graceland to reveal his 20-year plot to disappear. Little known to Byron, Elvis has a hidden agenda, and at every turn produces magic from all those who surround him. His true identity and intentions drag you into the plot and you teeter on not believing, and wanting to believe. Bridget Fonda enters as a Marilyn Monroe impersonator, and she and Byron both pursue the enigma of Elvis, all the way to the real Graceland. In the end, it is the journey, not the destination that matters, and Keitel produces an unforgettable character true to our images of the real Elvis... and yet... this movie is not about Elvis, it is about the heart, and dreams, and hope. The charm of this movie will linger with you (however improbable), as in "Local Hero", "Cinema Paradiso", or "The Swimmer" (Burt Lancaster), or even "One Special Christmas", or "Field of Dreams". Don't miss this performance, it's on my list of "must see at least once".
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