The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
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The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
Based on the novel by Carson McCullers, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter stars Alan Arkin as John Singer, who is deaf. Singer moves from a small town in order to be close to his institutionalized friend Antonapoulos (Chuck McCann), who is deaf and mentally impaired. Singer rents a room with a family whose father, Mr. Kelly (Biff McGuire), is unable to earn a living due to a serious injury. His teen-aged daughter Mick (Sondra Locke, in her film debut) is at first resentful of Singer's presence, but he ingratiates himself by introducing her to classical music (which he can "feel," if… More
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"Alan Arkin is amazing."
‑ Cole Smithey, ColeSmithey.com
"Alan Arkin gives a distinguished, Oscar-nominated performance as a deaf-mute man in Robert Ellis Miller's adaptation of Carson McCullers' acclaimed novel"
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
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