The Info List - Paris Trout

Paris Trout is a 1991 made-for-television drama film directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal, starring Dennis Hopper, Barbara Hershey, and Ed Harris.[1] It is based on the novel Paris Trout by author Pete Dexter.[1]


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Plot[edit] Paris Trout is an unrepentant racist in 1949 Georgia. The greedy and paranoid shopkeeper murders the sister of a black man who refuses to repay Trout’s IOU. When Trout is arrested for the crime, he is stunned and enraged, showing himself to be a man of the Old South. Lawyer Harry Seagraves arrives to calm the waters in court but is soon caught in crimes of his own, including a dangerous and doomed affair with Trout's wife. Cast[edit]

Dennis Hopper
Dennis Hopper
as Paris Trout Barbara Hershey
Barbara Hershey
as Hanna Trout Ed Harris
Ed Harris
as Harry Seagraves Ray McKinnon as Carl Bonner Tina Lifford as Mary Sayers Darnita Henry as Rosie Sayers Eric Ware as Henry Ray Sayers RonReaco Lee as Chester Sayers Gary Bullock as Buster Devonne Sharlene Ross as Mother Trout's Nurse Jim Peck as Estes Singletray Dan Biggers as Mayor Harn Ernest Dixon as Truck Driver Wallace Wilkinson
Wallace Wilkinson
as Dr. Brewer Ron Leggett as Glass Man


^ a b O'Connor, John J. (April 19, 1991). "TV Weekend; The Evil That Can't Be Buried, in 'Paris Trout'". The New York Times. 

External links[edit]

Paris Trout on IMDb Paris Trout at Rotten Tomatoes

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Films directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal

Certain Fury
Certain Fury
(1985) A Killing in a Small Town
A Killing in a Small Town
(1990) Paris Trout (1991) Waterland (1992) A Dangerous Woman (1993) Losing Isaiah
Losing Isaiah
(1995) Homegrown (1998) The Patron Saint of Liars (1998) Living with the Dead (2002) Time Bomb (2006) Girl Fight
Girl Fight
(2011) Grassroots (2012) So B. It (2016)

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