Item #: 13093
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Disaffected and restless, Rusty James (Matt Dillon) is spoiling for a fight. Abandoned by his mother and living with his alcoholic father (Dennis Hopper), he hangs out with his girlfriend, Patty (Diane Lane), and his similarly aimless friends Midget (Larry Fishburne), Smokey (Nicolas Cage) and B.J. Jackson (Christopher Penn). When his brother, the Motorcycle Boy (Mickey Rourke), returns to town, Rusty hopes to gain guidance and wisdom from someone most people think is crazy.
"California's like a beautiful, wild... beautiful, wild girl on heroin... who's high as a kite, thinkin' she's on top of the world, not knowing she's dying ...
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After a scrupulously faithful, even overcautious adaptation of S. E. Hinton's The Outsiders, director Francis Ford Coppola did this wildly stylized rendering of another Hinton property.
A bit too over-stylized to allow for any great involvement, the most interesting part of this is spotting the young actors before they became stars - most notably nephew-of-the-director Nicolas Cage.