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The Hi-Lo Country

Rating:R (for some sexuality, a scene of violence, and for brief language)
Genre:Drama, Action/Adventure
Release Date:December 30, 1998
Running time:114 minutes
Cast:Woody Harrelson, Billy Crudup, Patricia Arquette, Penelope Cruz, Sam Elliott
Director:Stephen Frears
Producer:Eric Fellner
Writer:Max Evans
Distributor:Gramercy Pictures

Description: Acclaimed director Stephen Frears helms the film version of the admired novel that for years Sam Peckinpah tried to get made. The film is an intimate story of the enduring bond of friendship between two hard-living men, set against a sweeping backdrop: the American West, post-World War II, in its twilight. Pete and Big Boy are masters of the prairie, but ultimately face trickier terrain: the human heart. Patricia Arquette co-stars as the woman who will eventually come between the two men.

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