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Wise Blood, 1979

Wise Blood
Starring: Brad Dourif, Ned Beatty
Directed by: John Huston
Written by: Benedict Fitzgerald
Language:  English
Country:  USA, West Germany
Runtime:  106 min
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The mood of Wise Blood is humorous, clever, and witty. The plot centers around religions or cults, society, and redemption. It features satire. Wise Blood is a drama and comedy movie. In approach, it is realistic. The pacing is slow. Wise Blood happens in the 20th century. It is based on a book. The movie is known for being critically acclaimed.

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A scathing satire of crooked ministers. While attempting to live a life filled with sin, a man is mistaken... more

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Language: English
Country: USA, West Germany
Release date: October 1979
Runtime: 106 min

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Brad Dourif Brad Dourif As Hazel Motes
Ned Beatty Ned Beatty As Hoover Shoates
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SPOILER ALERT....Hazel Motes played by Brad Dourif tries to create a church of Christ without Christ and this leads him down a path he could not resolve in his mind. I loved every crazy character in this crazy movie. This is a different...
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10.January.2011 |  by: Netflowers
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I've never read the book, but the story in the movie becomes a bit tiresome. You have an odd character after odd character showing up for no reason. Dourif does a great job as the main character and his performance makes this watchable.
29.May.2010 |  by: heapshake
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