Between the Lines (1977)

Between the Lines


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Between the Lines was deftly directed by Joan Micklin Silver on a miniature budget. The drama is set in the offices of an "alternative" newspaper, vaguely reminiscent of The Village Voice (where Silver once worked). The large ensemble cast of then-unknowns is headed by John Heard, playing a photojournalist who takes time off from trying to save the world to have a brief affair with Lindsay Crouse. Other employees and hangers-on include Jeff Goldblum, Jill Eikenberry, Bruno Kirby, Lane Smith and … More

Rating: R
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Fred Barron
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Midwest Films


as Harry Lucas

as Max Arloft

as Roy Walsh

as Danielle

as Herbert Fisk

as Herbert Fisk

as Doug Henkel

as Wheeler

as Austin

as Austin's Men
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Critic Reviews for Between the Lines

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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | May 9, 2005
New York Times
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The film serves more as a showcase for its talented performers (John Heard, Jeff Goldblum, Lindsay Crouse) than as critical view of the underground press or a compelling study of disenchantment among 1960s radicals.

Full Review… | May 1, 2006

Enjoyable film.

Full Review… | December 20, 2004
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

February 18, 2007
F5 (Wichita, KS)

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