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Off the Minnesota Strip (1980)

A teenage runaway attempts to readjust to home and family life in Minnesota after returning home after years of working on the streets of New York City as a hooker and tries desperately to ... See full summary »

Director:

Lamont Johnson

Writer:

David Chase
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hal Holbrook ... Bud Johansen
Michael Learned ... Hughlene Johansen
Mare Winningham ... Micki Johansen
Heather McAdam ... Danielle Johansen
Ronald Hunter ... Dr. Fischel
Ben Marley ... Dwayne Foti
James Murtaugh ... Bruce McGrath
Richard Venture Richard Venture ... Dr. Haas
Tom Troupe Tom Troupe ... Johnson
Leon Isaac Kennedy ... Louis Knox Jr
Lenora May ... Lisa Sherman
Sally Prager Sally Prager ... Kathi Maresca
Kevyn Major Howard ... Steve Gruenberg
Kirby Furlong Kirby Furlong ... Tony Woytowicz
Jan Burrell ... Aunt Vinny
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A teenage runaway attempts to readjust to home and family life in Minnesota after returning home after years of working on the streets of New York City as a hooker and tries desperately to regain her parents' understanding and love. Written by Matt Patay

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Runaway. Hooker. Little Girl Lost. Who is Micki? The story of a teenage girl trying to come home again.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 May 1980 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

O Difícil Regresso See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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References Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) See more »

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An excellent Movie
9 October 2000 | by susanj50See all my reviews

This is one of the best made for TV movies I have ever seen. It could very easily have been an exploitation flick and come across as cheap and tawdry, but it doesn't

It treats its characters, including the black pimp with respect and creates an image of a world in which all the characters are struggling with their inner demons. It is a movie which I have not seen for 20 years, and I wish that I could get to see it again.


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