The Whole Wide World
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This is a true love story of the largely platonic three-year romance between a prim Texas school teacher and the misanthropic, half-crazy writer of sword and sorcery stories, Robert E. Howard. Beginning in 1933 and done in a low key realistic style that remains close to that of the memoirs of Novalyne Price, the teacher, it is a painful yet strong testament to the power of a woman's love. Though an educator, Price aspires to become a writer herself. Howard was always an odd duck; though fully grown, he lives with his parents and shouts out his stories as he writes them on his typewriter.… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 81%

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"It adroitly conveys author Robert E. Howard's slow disconnect from the world, and the effect that had on those around him."
‑ Rob Vaux, Flipside Movie Emporium
""well-acted and moving""
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
"Robert E. Howard himself may have been a more interesting character than any of his fantastic creations"
‑ Carlo Cavagna, AboutFilm.com
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