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Traveller (1997)

A young man, Pat, visits the clan of gypsy-like grifters (Irish Travellers) in rural North Carolina from whom he is descended. He is at first rejected, but cousin Bokky takes him on as an ... See full summary »

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(as Jack Green)

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Kate (as Nikki DeLoach)
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Shane (as Danielle Wiener)
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Storyline

A young man, Pat, visits the clan of gypsy-like grifters (Irish Travellers) in rural North Carolina from whom he is descended. He is at first rejected, but cousin Bokky takes him on as an apprentice. Pat learns the game while Bokky falls in love and desires a different life. Written by Jeff Hole <jeffhole@aol.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Swindlers. Scammers. Con-men. As American as apple-pie.

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Crime | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong language and violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

18 April 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Az átverés mesterei  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$30,855 (USA) (18 April 1997)

Gross:

$500,649 (USA) (30 May 1997)
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(Eastmancolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Jim McGlynn won the prestigious Nicholl Fellowship for his screenplay. See more »

Goofs

Pat calls Kate while on the road with Bokky. She picks up the phone at her parents living room. She wears a wrist watch with a shiny bracelet. Cut. Then the watch is gone, cut, then the watch is back again. See more »

Quotes

Kate: Looking for something?
Pat: Shit! I thought you were your father.
Kate: Well, you better be glad I'm not.
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Connections

Features Every Which Way But Loose (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

Te Ni Nee Ni Nu
Written by J. Moore
Performed by Lou Ann Barton
Courtesy of Antones Records and Discovery Records
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Riveting, but leaves you dry
11 August 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was totally interesting to watch, but it needed two things: (1) to be based in some kind of reality; (2) to have a conclusion for the characters. In the picture, you see Marky Mark getting into a romance with the daughter of the capo di capos, but absolutely nothing comes of it. And what happens to Bill Paxton's girlfriend. And even the scheme for the counterfeit bills, which should have been crystal clear, did not hold together.

And who are these people? I get the feeling that the filmmakers were trying not to call them gypsies or roma--fear of offending an ethnic group. Rather, they seemed to be some combination of Irish and Italian. But the movie would make more sense if it were clearly grounded in a real group of people.

But, that said, I still enjoyed every minute of it. It just ended too soon.


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