"Straight Time" (also known as "Vigilato speciale") is a Crime/Drama film directed by Ulu Grosbard, released in the USA on March 18 of 1978 . Dustin Hoffman and Theresa Russell are starring, alongside Gary Busey, Harry Dean Stanton, M. Emmet Walsh and Rita Taggart.
"Please God, don't let him get caught."
Who directed "Straight Time":
Straight Time was directed by Ulu Grosbard, a Belgian director, and producer.
Before directing Straight Time, Ulu Grosbard had directed Who Is Harry Kellerman and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things About Me?, released in 1971, The Subject Was Roses (1968). Since, he directed True Confessions, released in 1981, Falling in Love (1984), Georgia (1995), The Deep End of the Ocean (1999).
What was the release date of "Straight Time":
Straight Time was first released on Saturday, March 18, 1978, in the United States.. This was forty-one (41) years ago.
It has been released on Wednesday, September 27, 1978 in France and on Thursday, September 21, 1978 in Germany.
What is the cast of "Straight Time":
At the casting of Straight Time we find Dustin Hoffman, previously seen in Marathon Man (1976) and All the President's Men (1976); Theresa Russell (The Last Tycoon (1976)); Gary Busey (A Star Is Born (1976), The Gumball Rally (1976)) [ more... ]
- Dustin Hoffman and Kathy Bates can be seen in Rumor Has It , released in 2005.
- M. Emmet Walsh and Dustin Hoffman can both be seen in Little Big Man, released in 1970.
- Gary Busey and Theresa Russell also worked together in Insignificance, released in 1985.
- Harry Dean Stanton and Gary Busey can be seen in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, released in 1998.
What is the Storyline of "Straight Time":
Max Dembo (Dustin Hoffman), lifelong thief, is released from a six-year stint in prison and forced to report to a boorish and condescending parole officer, Earl (M. Emmet Walsh).
One of the conditions of parole is that Max finds a job. At the employment agency, he meets Jenny Mercer (Theresa Russell), who helps him land scale-wage work at a can factory. Jenny accepts his invitation to dinner, where it's clear that she is smitten by this worldly and seemingly gentle ex-con.
Earl pays a surprise [...]
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