Americana (1981)





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A Vietnam vet turned drifter encounters distrust and suspicion when he wanders into a small Kansas town in this drama. Despite his cold reception, the drifter dedicates himself to repairing a rusty, long-neglected carousel that lies at the center of town, and he gradually wins over his new neighbors.
Rating: PG
Genre: Documentary , Drama , Special Interest
Directed By: David Carradine , Topaz Adizes
Written By: David Carradine , Richard Carr
In Theaters: wide
Crown International Pictures


Barbara Hershey
as Jess' daughter
Michael Greene
as Garage Man
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This modest post-Vietnam War small-town melodrama represents the feature directing debut of actor David Carradine.

Full Review… | January 25, 2012

Audience Reviews for Americana

Come watch David Carradine attempt to put you to sleep! Bonus: ambiguously gay mechanic and some dog killing! (Non-sarcastic bonus: Barbara Hershey's mid-seventies hotness.)

Steve M.
Steve M.

[url=""][img][/img][/url] Not the best produced film of all-time, but better than most we see today. David Carradine directed and acted in this film about persistence and character. Barbara Hershey could have been more. Michael Greene was superb.

M Sarki
M Sarki

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