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Touch (1997)

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When Juvenal, a presumed miracle worker, appears on the scene Bill Hill attempts to exploit him but his plans go astray with the untimely intervention of August Murray and the developing ... See full summary »

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Debra Lusanne
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Virginia Worrel
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Elwin Worrel
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Bill Hill
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Juvenal / Charlie Lawson
María Celedonio ...
Alisha
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Lynn Marie Faulkner
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August Murray
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Greg Czarnicki
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When Juvenal, a presumed miracle worker, appears on the scene Bill Hill attempts to exploit him but his plans go astray with the untimely intervention of August Murray and the developing relationship between Juvenal and Lynn Faulkner. Written by Mark Smith <msmith@osi.co.uk>

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Rated R for some sexuality, language and a scene of violence | See all certifications »

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14 February 1997 (USA)  »

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$408,097 (USA) (14 March 1997)
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Paul Schrader originally wanted to adapt the Elmore Leonard novel "Rum Punch", but when Quentin Tarantino got the rights and made it Jackie Brown (1997), Schrader decided to use this Leonard novel instead as his next project. See more »

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Distributed by Capitol Records
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A lukewarm flick which fizzles.
5 July 2001 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"Touch" sticks Ulrich at the center as a young man with stigmata and maybe something more...healing power, the second coming, whatever. Around him are sundry characters ranging from mildly peculiar to very peculiar who want to use his questionable power to suit their own agendas. This unfortunate flick appears to be telling a story but fizzles in the end. A very unsatisfying, forgettable watch and a waste of a good cast. In short, a flop.


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