R | | Adventure, Drama
After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.
The film takes place from September 4 to September 6, 1959 and in September 1985.
I was 12 going on 13 the first time I saw a dead human being. It happened in the summer of 1959-a long time ago, but only if you measure in terms of years. I was living in a small town in Oregon called Castle Rock. There were only twelve hundred and...
After cooking supper around the campfire, there is a shot of a full moon. But on this night, Friday September 4, 1959, only 3% of the moon would have been visible, a "waxing crescent" moon.
As the end credits begin, we see Gordie's son and his friend playing on his front yard on their way to a swimming pool.
In the edited for TV version, Lardass Hogan's name is shortened to Lard for obvious reasons. The editing is very obvious when the crowd starts chanting his name and the film looks and sounds very choppy as a result.
$242,795 (USA) (16 November 1986)
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