About

During the Great Depression, a con man finds himself saddled with a young girl who may or may not be his daughter, and the two forge an unlikely partnership.

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Directed by

Peter Bogdanovich

Written by

Alvin Sargent (Screenplay)
Joe David Brown (Novel)

Runtime

102 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

These aren't everyday people and this is no ordinary movie.

Cast

Keywords

friendship con man funeral girl road movie bible missouri great depression carnival con kansas tween girl aunt

Photos

Lists

#233 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

Edgar Wright's 1000 favorite movies Edgar Wright

Awards

Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium

Oscar nomination for Best Sound Richard Portman