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The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter


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MPAA Rating: G
Genre: Drama
Director: Robert Ellis Miller

In this adaptation of the Carson McCullers novel, John Singer, who is deaf and mute, tries to help the people around him. He rents a bedroom in a small Southern town to be closer to his friend, Spiros, who is also deaf. John attempts to strike up a friendship with Mick, the teenage daughter of his disabled landlord, and meets the town drunk . Later, he helps Dr. Copeland confront his failing health.

Cast :

  • Alan Arkin
  • John Singer
  • Sondra Locke
  • Mick
  • Stacy Keach Jr.
  • Blount
  • Laurinda Barrett
  • Mrs. Kelly
  • Chuck McCann
  • Spiros Antonapoulos
  • Biff McGuire
  • Mr. Kelly
  • Percy Rodrigues
  • Doctor Copeland
  • Cicely Tyson
  • Portia
  • Jackie Marlowe
  • Bubber
  • Johnny Popwell
  • Willie
  • Wayne Smith
  • Harry
  • Peter Mamakos
  • Spirmonedes
  • John O'Leary
  • Beaudine
  • Hubert Harper
  • Brannon
  • Anna Lee Carroll
  • Nurse Bradford
  • Ronald A. Riner
  • Deputy Sheriff Ivor
Producers :
Thomas C. Ryan , Marc Merson
Writers :
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