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Handle with Care (The Great American Citizen's Band)

Handle with Care (The Great American Citizen's Band) (1977)

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Release Date: Sep 29, 1977 Wide

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CB radios provide a human connection between the lives of a collection of varied characters in Jonathan Demme's energizing film that exploits the CB radio craze of the mid-'70s. Chrome Angel (Charles Napier) is a truck driver who has an accident and is laid up recuperating at the home of Hot Coffee (Alix Elias). A road-roaring philanderer, Chrome Angel is a bigamist with a wife, Dallas (Ann Wedgeworth), in Dallas and another wife, Portland (Marcia Rodd), in Portland. The two women converge in a

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Paul Brickman

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A vivacious poem of American restlessness

July 30, 2012 Full Review Source: CinePassion
CinePassion

This charming film (aka Handle With Care) was a commercial failure, but it holds up well and resonates more strongly when examined vis-a-vis Demme's other communal films, Melvin and Howard and Something Wild.

October 10, 2006 Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com
EmanuelLevy.Com

An engaging and modest movie about how individuals in a small town are drawn together through their CBs.

July 15, 2003 Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice
Spirituality and Practice

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