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The Monday Film: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter


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Alan Arkin , Sondra Locke
John and Spiros are inseparable friends living in an intense, private world, united by the fact that both are deaf-mutes. When Spiros is sent to a mental hospital his friend is desolated and decides to move to the small Southern town of Jefferson where he lives with the Kelly family ...
Carson McCullers's great novel introduced readers to her mysterious world of love and loneliness, and provides the basis for a lyrical and deeply moving film in which Alan Arkin gives probably his finest performance, a role which won him the New York Critics Award.
Screenplay by THOMAS C. RYAN from the novel by CARSON MCCULLERS Produced bv


Unknown: Alan Arkin
Unknown: Sondra Locke
Unknown: Alan Arkin
Unknown: Thomas C. Ryan
Novel By: Carson McCullers
Unknown: Thomas C. Ryan
Directed By: Robert Ellis Miller
Singer: Alan Arkin
Mick: Sondra Locke
Mrs Kelly: Laurinda Barrett
Blount: Stacy Keach Jr
Antonapoulos: Chuck McCann
Mr Kelly: Biff McGuire
Dr Copeland: Percy Rodriguez
Portia: Cicely Tyson

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The Monday Film: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter

BBC One London, 10 August 1981 21.25

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