Jun 21, 1996 · Lone Star is easily the superior film and is a rich weaving of many characters and stories all around one event. The one event is the uncovering of an old murder (possibly) and this central investigation holds the attention easily.
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Lone Star is a 1996 American neo-Western mystery film written, edited, and directed by John Sayles and set in a small town in South Texas. The ensemble cast features Chris Cooper, Kris Kristofferson, Matthew McConaughey and Elizabeth Peña and deals with a sheriff's investigation into the murder of one of his predecessors.
Directed by Vincent Sherman and written by Borden Chase (who would supposedly be irked by the depiction of his writing) and Howard Estabrook, Lone Star comes off as an "A" list film given "B" list production values.
- Vincent Sherman
Feb 01, 2014 · Movie Info In the Texas border town of Frontera, Sheriff Sam Deeds (Chris Cooper) digs up the past when he finds an old skull in the desert. As he traces the murder of Sheriff Charlie Wade (Kris...
Lone Star focuses on people living on the Texas - Mexico border and paints a very realistic picture of what has gone on for decades. (I have lived in Texas for over seven of those decades with a few stretches of being out of state.)
Lone Star (1996) (DVD) One of the most acclaimed movies of the 90's! The more a lawman probes into a long-ago murder, the more he uncovers layers of family and racial strife that divide this Texas border town.Year: 1996 Director: John Sayles Starring: Chris Cooper, Kris Kristofferson, Matthew McConaughey, Elizabeth Pena.
"Lone Star” is a great American movie, one of the few to seriously try to regard with open eyes the way we live now.
R 2 hr 15 min Jun 21st, 1996 Mystery, Romance, Drama When the skeleton of his murdered predecessor is found, Sheriff Sam Deeds unearths many other long-buried secrets in his Texas border town.
Lone Star is a 1952 Western film starring Clark Gable, Ava Gardner, Broderick Crawford, Ed Begley, and Lionel Barrymore (in his final role) as President Andrew Jackson. The film also marks the first (uncredited) screen appearance by then-13-year-old George Hamilton, playing beside Barrymore in the role of Jackson's servant.
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