Desperate Characters (1971)





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Set in a formerly lovely Brooklyn neighborhood, this drama centers on the mundane lives of a middle-aged, middle-class couple who try to maintain the status quo in their relationship and outside lives while the world they used to know crumbles into poverty and violence.
Classics , Drama
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Sada Thompson
as Claire
Robert Bauer
as Young Man
Carol Kane
as Young Girl
Michael Higgins
as Francis Early
Michael McAloney
as Raconteur
Wallace Rooney
as Man On Subway
Elena Karam
as Saleslady
Robert Delbert
as Hospital Attendant
Shanueille Ryder
as Woman Doctor
Pat McVey
as Mr. Haynes
Patrick McVey
as Mr. Haynes
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Audience Reviews for Desperate Characters

A good cast, but a predictable and boring story, it's very similar to other movies that came out around the same time. It's not that bad, though, it's just not good either.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer

A decent but morally exhausted married couple deals with the inevitable onslaught of disillusionment and paranoia in middle-aged urban life. If you find the film exhausting, take that as a sign that it's point is being made.

Lee Mayo
Lee Mayo

[url=""][img][/img][/url] They don't make flicks like this one anymore, or rarely. Great dialogue and great acting. I highly recommend.

M Sarki
M Sarki

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