The Flim-Flam Man (1967)

The Flim-Flam Man


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In this comedy, a canny old grifter begins teaching the art of conning to an AWOL soldier as they travel throughout the South. Soon the young student is as good as his tutor at bilking the innocent, but then he falls deeply in love with a small-town girl who inspires the fellow to not only reform himself, but also to reform his teacher. Unfortunately, the old con man isn't interested in the straight and narrow and at one point ends up in jail after stealing a car and trashing most of the town … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Comedy
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Written By: William Rose
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as Mordecai Jones

as Bonnie Lee Packard

as Sheriff Slade

as Mr. Packard

as Mrs. Packard

as Deputy Meshaw

as Jarvis Bates

as Supermarket manager

as 2nd Fertilizer Man

as 1st Fertilizer Man

as Doodle Powell
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Full Review… | October 23, 2004
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review… | March 11, 2009
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Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | May 9, 2005
New York Times
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O relacionamento entre os personagens de Sarrazin e Scott é uma boa base para o filme, mas este se enfraquece com a subtrama romāntica envolvendo Sue Lyon e desmorona de vez em seu terceiro ato que busca o drama.

November 16, 2006
Cinema em Cena

Pleasant, off-beat comedy drama.

June 16, 2003
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

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