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A Town Has Turned to Dust (1998)

Unrated | | Sci-Fi, Thriller | TV Movie 27 June 1998
In a futuristic desert hamlet, a ruthless town boss lynches a falsely accused Native American teen, setting the stage for revolt and a clash with a troubled, drunken sheriff.

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Rob Nilsson

Writer:

Rod Serling
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Cast

Credited cast:
Stephen Lang ... Sheriff Harvey Denton
Ron Perlman ... Jerry Paul
Gabriel Olds ... Hannify, Reporter from New Angeles
Judy Collins ... Ree
Barbara Jane Reams Barbara Jane Reams ... Maya Paul, Jerry's Wife
Maxx Payne ... Pig Iron, Paul's Goon
Frankie Avina Frankie Avina ... Tooth, Tommy's Brother
Zahn McClarnon ... Tommy Tall Bear
Mike Holona Mike Holona ... Ike, Bear Clan Member
Jim Christian Jim Christian ... Chuck Jenkins
Scott Wilkinson Scott Wilkinson ... Wavey Flagg the Bartender
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
J. Scott Bronson J. Scott Bronson
Neblis Francois Neblis Francois ... Pierce
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In a futuristic desert hamlet, a ruthless town boss lynches a falsely accused Native American teen, setting the stage for revolt and a clash with a troubled, drunken sheriff. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 June 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dieftharmeni poli See more »

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The Sci-Fi Channel See more »
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Color
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Remake of Playhouse 90: A Town Has Turned to Dust (1958) See more »

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I tried - I really did
16 May 1999 | by Doogie-01See all my reviews

Short of Lang's performance, I could not sit through this film. Lighting, direction, and overall production were horrible, and the story was not developed in a timely fashion. The only saving grace was the lead, who it appeared had little to work with. My call - 1/2 star


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