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Between the Lines (1977)

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Story of an underground newspaper in Boston about to be taken over by big business.

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Fred Barron (screenplay), Fred Barron (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Heard ... Harry Lucas
Lindsay Crouse ... Abbie
Jeff Goldblum ... Max Arloft
Jill Eikenberry ... Lynn
Bruno Kirby ... David Entwhistle
Gwen Welles ... Laura
Stephen Collins ... Michael
Lewis J. Stadlen Lewis J. Stadlen ... Stanley
Jon Korkes ... Frank
Michael J. Pollard ... The Hawker
Lane Smith ... Roy Walsh
Joe Morton ... Ahmed
Richard Cox ... Wheeler
Marilu Henner ... Danielle
Raymond J. Barry ... Herbert Fisk
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Story of an underground newspaper in Boston about to be taken over by big business.

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The Comedy-Romance of the Year! See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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R | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 January 1979 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Al otro lado de la noticia See more »

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Midwest Films See more »
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Mono

Color:

Color (TVC)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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First Cinema film of Raymond J Barry. See more »

Quotes

Harry Lucas: [after Max passes gas while they're driving in Harry's car] Did something just die in here?
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You To Me Are Everything
Written by Ken Gold & Michael Denne
Sung by Eric Mercury
Produced by Kenny Vance
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Extremely boring film about self-centered men and the women who love them
8 December 2006 | by radbondSee all my reviews

Since I grew up in Boston and worked in Back Bay area at the time period of this film, I though it would be really interesting. Some of the scenes brought back memories but why try to set the film in the Back Bay in the opening shot and then move it to the Harvard Square area shortly afterward? This is, after all, about the staff of the Back Bay Mainliner. But the worst thing about this film is how self-centered Harry, Michael and Max are. The film just dies when they are spouting about their problems and trying to get another woman into the sack. The women in this film seem to be much more interesting, especially when they interact with each other. Too bad they weren't given more screen time.


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