Hard Traveling

  • 1985
  • 1 HR 46 MIN
  • NR
  • Romance

Geer, a widow living in California in the late 1930s, meets Freeman, the janitor hired by her landlady, and the two begin an unusual romance. Freeman is illiterate and continually in trouble, but Geer sees some unique qualities in him. The simple story benefits from a talented cast, and Dan Bessie, making his directorial debut, shows a sure hand. He's the...read more

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Geer, a widow living in California in the late 1930s, meets Freeman, the janitor hired by her landlady, and the two begin an unusual romance. Freeman is illiterate and continually in trouble, but Geer sees some unique qualities in him. The simple story benefits from a talented cast, and

Dan Bessie, making his directorial debut, shows a sure hand. He's the son of Alvah Bessie, one of the blacklisted members the Hollywood Ten. The film, adapted from a novel by the senior Bessie, was based in part on the true story of his mother and stepfather.

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  • Released: 1985
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Geer, a widow living in California in the late 1930s, meets Freeman, the janitor hired by her landlady, and the two begin an unusual romance. Freeman is illiterate and continually in trouble, but Geer sees some unique qualities in him. The simple story ben… (more)

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