Gideon Dobbs is young, simple-minded man who checks into a retirement home where he finds the residents have lost their lust for life. Through his innocence he changes their lives and ... See full summary »

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Gideon Oliver Dobbs
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Addison Sinclair
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Leo Barnes
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Elly Morton
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Harland Greer
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Sarah
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Mrs. Willows
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Jean MacLemore
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Alan Longhurst
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Coleman Walker
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Dr. Richard Willows
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Billy Ray Turner
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Jacob Titleman
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Gideon Dobbs is young, simple-minded man who checks into a retirement home where he finds the residents have lost their lust for life. Through his innocence he changes their lives and teaches them that each day is a precious gift. Written by Anonymous

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26 October 1998 (USA)  »

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Addison Sinclair: You have a modest humor, Gideon. I appreciate that. So many men today are filled with their own self-importance. They wear their success and intellect for the world to see. But they are merely shields. A true man is not afraid to show himself... his inner self. He relies on who he is, rather than what he is. I have always thought that one should move through life accumulating silent victories. I believe that you are such a man, Gideon. One who walks the quiet road.
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References One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) See more »

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Big Band Stand
Written by Charlotte Georg (as Stan Livingston)
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Excellent!
31 December 2003 | by (Saint Petersburg, FL) – See all my reviews

I wonder how in this world of mediocrity, such a gem as `Gideon' can be overlooked? To say it had a stellar cast would be superfluous, the screen play was great and developed each of the characters to their utmost potential. It is a heart warming story without shamelessly tugging at your heart strings. If you have any regard for well thought out and well executed story telling, then you owe it to yourself to seek out this lost treasure.


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