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The White River Kid (1999)

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Brother Edgar is a generous entrepreneur of low quality socks who hides behind a self-bestowed cassock to avoid the low level corruption of local sheriffs. He has adopted Morales Pittman, ... See full summary »

Director:

Arne Glimcher

Writers:

John Fergus Ryan (book), David Leland (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bob Hoskins ... Brother Edgar
Antonio Banderas ... Morales Pittman
Ellen Barkin ... Eva Nell La Fangroy
Wes Bentley ... White River Kid
Kim Dickens ... Apple Lisa
Randy Travis ... Sheriff Becker
Swoosie Kurtz ... Mummy Weed
Beau Bridges ... Daddy Weed
Michael Massee ... Ralph Pines
Chad Lindberg ... Reggie Weed
Holmes Osborne ... Fergus Kenrod
Phyllis McGuire Phyllis McGuire ... Las Vegas Doll
David Leland David Leland ... Socrates Storekeeper
Allison Pace Allison Pace ... Librarian
Roger Clinton ... Boot Scooters Proprietor
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Storyline

Brother Edgar is a generous entrepreneur of low quality socks who hides behind a self-bestowed cassock to avoid the low level corruption of local sheriffs. He has adopted Morales Pittman, who has bigger, more illegitimate dreams than Edgar. The two travel about Arkansas, selling their socks and bumping into a variety of simple souls, including the eponymous mythic killer, who has engaged himself to Apple Lisa Weed and disavowed his life as a murderer. Morales Pittman joins forces with Miss Apple Lisa's dim-witted brother, Reggie, to extort money from the local bumpkins, to the annoyance of the reigning provider of "protection," Mr. Pines. Things come to a head as Edgar finds himself falling for the blind Eva Nell, who manages the best teahouse in Arkansas and Morales becomes more jealous of the place the Kid has taken in Edgar's heart. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

Sometimes it's hard to tell the saints from the sinners.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 November 1999 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

White River See more »

Filming Locations:

Hot Springs, Arkansas, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Filmed almost entirely in Arkansas. Sites include Glenwood, Caddo Gap, Mt Ida, Petite Jean, Norman, Hot Springs and stretches of the Caddo River, among others. See more »

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References Night of the Living Dead (1968) See more »

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How Come I Ain't Dead
by Tim O'Brien
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P U ! This movie stinks up the room!
29 October 2001 | by JThomas-2See all my reviews

Whoever green lighted this film should be canned immediately. It sucks! Not only is it terrible, but the acting is terrible. When a film is shelved for several years before finally being released in the U.S. (and even then only on cable and video) you know it's got to be bad. This film seems to be the Hollywood Squares of films: where once decent actors go when they're past it. Or in Wes Bentley's case: where overly hyped and overrated actors start out (watch out Wes, outside of American Beauty, you've done nothing but act badly in several rotten films).


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