King of the Hill

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King of the Hill

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King of the Hill

Release Date: August 20, 1993

Year    :   1993
Slogan    :   «When the world turns upside down, the trick is coming out on top.»
Genres    :   Drama, History
Production Companies    :   Gramercy Pictures, Wildwood Enterprises, Bona Fide Productions
Director    :   Steven Soderbergh
Producers    :   Barbara Maltby, John Hardy, Albert Berger, Ron Yerxa
Writers    :   Steven Soderbergh, A. E. Hotchner
RunTime    :   103 mins.
Budget    :   8000000
Revenue    :   1214231

Based on the Depression-era bildungsroman memoir of writer A. E. Hotchner, the film follows the story of a boy struggling to survive on his own in a hotel in St. Louis after his mother is committed to a sanatorium with tuberculosis. His father, a German immigrant and traveling salesman working for the Hamilton Watch Company, is off on long trips from which the boy cannot be certain he will return.

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