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Convicts (1990)






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Set upon a struggling turn-of-the-century Texas sugar-cane plantation, this brutal and realistic drama centers on the efforts of an aging plantation boss (Robert Duvall), using convicts for workers, to keep his farm afloat. The story is adapted from Horton Foote's cycle of plays The Orphan's Home.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama
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Written By: Horton Foote
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On DVD: Apr 12, 2005


Robert Duvall
as Soll Gautier
Lukas Haas
as Horace Robedaux
James Earl Jones
as Ben Johnson
Starletta DuPois
as Martha Johnson
Mel Winkler
as Jackson
Walter Breaux Jr.
as Singing Convict
Lance E. Nichols
as Sherman Edwards
Tony Frank
as Sheriff
Otis Jenkins
as Convict
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This is one bizzare movie. At least 15-20 minutes of which sees Robert Duval Shooting at a emtey closet swearing there is an escapted convict in it. Avoid this one.

Johnny Banana
Timothy Fernandez

i love the movie it shows how older people get dementa at the end of thiers lifes and how lonely they become and that they should not ever be alone pauline normingotn

pauline normington

Nicely made, very well acted by the whole cast. Good sound and cinematography. Unfortunately it can be quite boring and moves very slowly. I never really lost interest, but I also did not find it particularly involving.

James Higgins

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