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Lone Star

R| 2 hr. 14 min.

Plot Summary
In the Texas border town of Frontera, Sheriff Sam Deeds (Chris Cooper) digs up the past when he finds an old skull in the desert. As he traces the murder of Sheriff Charlie Wade (Kris Kristofferson) 40 years earlier, Deeds' investigation points toward his late father, the much-loved Deputy Buddy Deeds. Ignoring warnings not to delve any deeper, Sam rekindles a romance with his high school sweetheart while bringing up old tensions in the town and exposing secrets long put to rest.

Cast: Chris Cooper , Elizabeth Peña , Joe Morton , Ron Canada , Clifton James , Kris Kristofferson , Matthew McConaughey , Miriam Colon

Director: John Sayles

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Warner Home Vídeo, Sony Pictures Classics, Columbia TriStar Home Video

Lone Star (1996)

Release Date: June 21st, 1996|2 hr. 14 min.

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  • The performances are uncommonly fine...Lone Star isn't built to ride trends. It's built to last. show more

  • By the end, it is clear just how much in control Sayles has been all along. The resolution, though typically restrained, forcefully puts over the movie's point, that we're all more connected than we think. show more

  • This film is a wonder - the best work yet by one of our most original and independent filmmakers - and after it is over, and you begin to think about it, its meanings begin to flower. show more

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