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Walking Across Egypt (1999)

 -  Comedy | Crime | Drama  -  17 December 1999 (USA)
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An elderly widow befriends an orphaned juvenile delinquent.

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Stray Dog
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Robert Rigsbee
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Gwen Verdon ...
Alora
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Finner
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Rev. Vernon
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James Coleman III ...
Blake
Patrick David ...
Johnny
David Cooper ...
Funeral Director
Jim Borda ...
Guard #1
Steven West ...
Guard #2
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Warden Haswell
Pat Corley ...
Sheriff Tillman
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An elderly widow befriends an orphaned juvenile delinquent.

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for some violence and language | See all certifications »
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17 December 1999 (USA)  »

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Leading with Her Heart  »

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Just before lights out in the prison dorm, Wesley had a radio taped to the underside of the upper bunk of his bunk bed. Just after the guard patrols on night duty, the radio is no longer there. See more »

Quotes

Wesley Benfield: [lying back in the bath] God damn, this feels nice!
Mattie Rigsbee: Young man, you will not take the Lord's name in vain in my house!
Wesley Benfield: I'm not in the house, I'm in the tub!
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I'm Gettin' Gone
Written and Performed by Dillon Dixon, Marco Beltrami & Buck Sanders
Published by Pianella Music Inc., ASCAP
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old-fashioned heartwarmer
24 July 2000 | by (San Diego) – See all my reviews

"Walking Across Egypt" is a pleasant little film whose entertainment comes mainly from the dialogue and interaction. Yes, it's fairly predictable, but you almost can't help be charmed by the rich character development. The filmmakers did an excellent job creating a little Southern town where everyone knows everyone and everything. Fantastic starring role by Ellen Burstyn.


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