Lone Star

Lone Star
Lone Star
  • R
  • 2h 15m
  • 1996
Certified Fresh94%
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When the sheriff of a small Texas border town finds the body a corrupt former sheriff ousted by his won legendary father, the investigation reopens old wounds in the town that have never healed as well as reveal the secrets behind mysteries in his own family relationships.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

TOMATOMETER®
Certified Fresh94%
Critics Consensus: Smart and absorbing, Lone Star represents a career high point for writer-director John Sayles -- and '90s independent cinema in general.
Reviews
Variety
Joe Leydon
Fresh

A richly textured and thoroughly engrossing drama that ranks with indie filmmaker John Sayles' fin...

June 21, 2017
Time Out
Geoff Andrew
Fresh

Sayles' witty, vividly demotic dialogue knocks even Tarantino for six, the characterisations are u...

June 21, 2017
USA Today
Mike Clark
Rotten

Sayles' latest never bores during its 21/4-hour unreeling. But neither does it soar, despite fines...

June 16, 2017
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama
  • Release Date:June 21, 1996
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English
  • Audio Format:
    Stereo
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