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The Whole Wide World (1996)

PG
111 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

In 1933 Texas, a schoolteacher and aspiring writer meets a pulp fiction writer, and a relationship soon develops between the two, but it is doomed by his slavishly devotion to his ailing mother and insistence on his freedom.
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Novalyne Price Ellis (memoir One Who Walked Alone) | Michael Scott Myers (screenplay)
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Dec 20, 1996 (United States)

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17 cast members
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Vincent D'Onofrio
Robert E. Howard Robert E. Howard   See fewer
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Renée Zellweger
Novalyne Price Novalyne Price   See fewer
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Ann Wedgeworth
Mrs. Howard Mrs. Howard   See fewer
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Harve Presnell
Dr. Howard Dr. Howard   See fewer
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Benjamin Mouton
Clyde Smith Clyde Smith   See fewer
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Leslie Buesing
Ethel (as Leslie Berger) Ethel (as Leslie Berger)   See fewer
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Chris Shearer
Truett Truett   See fewer
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Marion Eaton
Woman on Bus Woman on Bus   See fewer
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Dell Aldrich
Mrs. Hemphill (as Dell F. Aldrich) Mrs. Hemphill (as Dell F. Aldrich)   See fewer
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Libby Villari
Etna Reed Price Etna Reed Price   See fewer
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Michael Corbett
Booth Adams Booth Adams   See fewer
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Elizabeth D'Onofrio
Mrs. Smith Mrs. Smith   See fewer
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Stephen Marshall
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Ratings Breakdown

7 / 10 | 3,445 votes