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The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1968)

G
123 min | Drama

When deaf mute Singer moves to a small city to be near his only friend confined in a hospital, he grows attached to his landlady's sensitive 16-year-old daughter.
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Director
Robert Ellis Miller (directed by)
Writers
Carson McCullers (from the novel by) | Thomas C. Ryan (screenplay by)
Producers
Marc Merson (produced by) | Thomas C. Ryan (produced by)
Composer
Dave Grusin (music by) (as David Grusin)
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$2,000,000
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Release date
Jul 31, 1968 (United States)

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28 cast members
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Alan Arkin
John Singer John Singer   See fewer
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Chuck McCann
Antonapoulos Antonapoulos   See fewer
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Peter Mamakos
Spirmonedes Spirmonedes   See fewer
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John O'Leary
Beaudine Beaudine   See fewer
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Sondra Locke
Margaret 'Mick' Kelly Margaret 'Mick' Kelly   See fewer
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Biff McGuire
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Laurinda Barrett
Mrs. Kelly Mrs. Kelly   See fewer
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Sherri Vise
Delores Delores   See fewer
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Gavin Paulin
Spareribs Spareribs   See fewer
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Percy Rodrigues
Dr. Copeland (as Percy Rodriguez) Dr. Copeland (as Percy Rodriguez)   See fewer
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Cicely Tyson
Portia Portia   See fewer
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Horace Oates Jr.
Horace Oates Jr. Horace Oates Jr.   See fewer
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Stacy Keach
Jake Blount (as Stacy Keach Jr.) Jake Blount (as Stacy Keach Jr.)   See fewer
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Hubert Harper
Brannon Brannon   See fewer
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Don Swafford
Dr. Gordon Dr. Gordon   See fewer
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Anna Lee Carroll
Nurse Bradford Nurse Bradford   See fewer
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Ronald A. Riner
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Sherry Allbrook
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Bett Rutledge
Girl Commenting at Restaurant Table (uncredited) Girl Commenting at Restaurant Table (uncredited)   See fewer
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Beverly Rutledge
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Denise Rutledge
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7.7 / 10 | 3,228 votes