R | | Drama
An aging former movie star is forced to face the reality that his glory days are behind him. On its surface, the film is a tale about faded fame. At its core, it's a universal story about growing old.
When Vic is asked about why he went from Marlon Brando style character-studies to 'actioney' pictures, he says, "I turned down Serpico for Johnny Speedway." Al Pacino was in Serpico in 1973, the same year Burt was in what many (including himself) consider his last great character-driven film with serious acting, Deliverance, although it does involve a lot of action.
You wanna know I needed to come to knoxville, I needed to say goodbye, Goodbye to the town that made me who Iam, Goodbye to the trees I climbed as a kid, Goodbye to the school that tought me how to break the rules, and the streets I wondered late at...
When Lil is in the hotel bathtub and she turns on the TV and googles "Vic Edwards", the IMDB link for Vic Edwards says "Burt Reynolds started off in TV westerns..."
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