• Film ID:
  • 3971
  • Availability:
  • DVD Available from Shop
  • Film cert:
  • Running time:
  • DVD=121 min.
  • Nationality(ies):
  • America.
  • Primary Language(s):
  • English.
COOL HAND LUKE (1967)
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Paul Newman revels in his role as the sassy and irreverent Luke Jackson, a rebellious prisoner, (sentenced for cutting the heads off parking meters one drunken night!), in one of Florida's notorious prison chain gangs. His refusal to conform wins him the respect of his fellow inmates, but, following the death of his mother, he decides to escape. Newman's role won critical acclaim and an Oscar nomination. A witty and well-observed film, with some very funny scenes, (see the boiled egg race!)
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