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Sometimes a Great Notion
- Paul Newman

Overview - A robust film based on Ken Kesey's mammoth novel about a family of timber workers who defy a local strike. Even in the face of death they continue their heroic struggle to deliver a shipment of lumber. Academy Award Nominations: 2, including Best Song ("All His Children").  Read more...

 
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Overview

A robust film based on Ken Kesey's mammoth novel about a family of timber workers who defy a local strike. Even in the face of death they continue their heroic struggle to deliver a shipment of lumber. Academy Award Nominations: 2, including Best Song ("All His Children").

Cast List

Cliff Potts - American Actor/70s
Richard Jaeckel - American Actor
Lee Remick - American actress, DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES
Sam Gilman - Supporting Actor
John Gay - Screenwriter
Linda Lawson - Actress/"Night Tide"
John Foreman
Michael Sarrazin - Canadian Actor/1970s
Henry Fonda - Oscar winning actor, ON GOLDEN POND
Heny Jaynes Fonda - Oscar winning actor, ON GOLDEN POND
Paul Newman - Oscar-winning American actor, THE COLOR OF MONEY
Philip M. Jefferies - Production Designer
Philip Jefferies - Production Designer
Bob Wyman
Henry Mancini - American Songwriter/Composer, THE PINK PANTHER Theme
Richard Moore - Director/DP

 
Details
    Blu-Ray Disc Format
  • Format: Blu-Ray
  • Run Time: 114
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 826663137132
  • Genre: Drama
  • Rating: PG
  • Release Date: December 2012

Related Categories:
Movies > Dramas

Related Keywords:
Family Interaction
Good Vs. Evil
Heroes
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Synopsis:
Melodrama and action mix in this film about the personal and business struggles of a tightly knit family. The Stamper family runs an independent logging operation in the Pacific Northwest. While the rest of the logging companies in their city are frozen by union unrest, the defiant Stampers remain indifferent to the bitterness of the striking townspeople. The cantankerous elder Stamper simply dismisses the workers' struggle as a "pinko commie conspiracy." But the angry loggers are determined to make the Stampers pay a high price for ignoring their demands...

Notes:
Color by Technicolor. Copyright 1971 Universal Pictures and Newman-Foreman Company, Inc.

 
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