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Rabbit, Run1970

Rabbit, Run (1970)





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A young married couple struggle with their personal problems and their union and the forthcoming birth oftheir unwanted child in this grim domestic drama. Much of the story centers on the husband, a former high school basketball star who is unable to leave the glory days behind and fashion a future for himself and his wife. Though pregnant, the wife is constantly drunk and the two constantly bicker. One night, they have row and the husband takes off to stay with his now-impoverished former coach thereby setting the stage for further turmoil and tragedy. The plot for Rabbit, Run is based on a John Updike novel.

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James Caan
as Rabbit Angstrom
Carrie Snodgress
as Janice Angstrom
Jack Albertson
as Marty Tothero
Melodie Johnson
as Lucy Eccles
Henry Jones
as Mr. Angstrom
Carmen Mathews
as Mrs. Springer
Nydia Westman
as Mrs. Smith
Josephine Hutchinson
as Mrs. Angstrom
Don Keefer
as Mr. Springer
Margot Stevenson
as Mrs. Tothero
Sondra Scott
as Miriam Angstrom
Arthur Hill
as Rev. Jack Eccles
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[Rabbit, Run] might have made a good, stark film ten years ago when it was contemporary.

January 13, 2020 | Full Review…

Only remains watchable because James Caan runs with the slight story-line and gives it some appeal.

July 25, 2017 | Rating: B | Full Review…

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