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