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A Flash of Green 

Local reporter gets involved with corrupt county commissioner.

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... Jimmy Wing
... Kat Hubble
... Elmo Bliss
... Brian Haas
Joan Goodfellow ... Mitchie
Jean De Baer ... Jackie Halley
Helen Stenborg ... Aunt Middy
William Mooney ... Leroy Shannard
Isa Thomas ... Doris Rohl
Bob Murch ... Dial Sinnat
... Ross Halley
... Nan Haas
Bob L. Harris ... Borklund (as Bob Harris)
Nancy Griggs ... Nat Sinnat
Linda Lee Larsen ... Sally Ann Lesser
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Local reporter gets involved with corrupt county commissioner.

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21 April 1986 (USA)  »

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This is when I first noticed Ed Harris - he is wonderful in this.
25 June 2007 | by See all my reviews

I had seen Harris in The Right Stuff and Under Fire but happened to catch this little movie - unexpectedly - and fell in love. I watched FoG because of Blair Brown; had just recently seen her in Altered States, but Harris gives a performance that I believe is one of his best. It is a real shame this is not out on DVD; I have only seen it twice and would love to see it again but not on grainy VHS. I thought that after the success of Pollock that this might get ported over to newer media, but not so far....

Richard Jordan is wonderful as smarmy small-town big fish, but this is Harris' movie. And the flash is for real.


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