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Lonesome Dove
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6hrs 0min
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1989
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Live/Artisan
Synopsis: This six-hour miniseries, based on a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Larry McMurtry, revitalized both the miniseries and Western genres, both of which had been considered dead for several years. Robert Duvall and Tommy Lee Jones star as fun-loving Gus MacRae and taciturn Woodrow Call, respectively, a pair of longtime friends and former Texas Rangers who crave one last adventure before they bow to their advancing years. Convinced that animals will thrive on the lush grasslands of Montana, Woodrow ... Full Synopsis
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Lonesome Dove effectively uses its television mini-series format to capture the sprawl and the scope of Larry McMurtry's source novel. The ensemble cast, led by stellar performances from Tommy Lee Jones and Robert Duvall, is uniformly strong, and director Simon Wincer skillfully keeps the proceeding moving. Long out of favor as a storytelling format, the Western made an unexpected comeback in the late ... Read Review
Featured Cast
Agustus McRae
Woodrow F. Call
Jake Spoon
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Lonesome Dove
Lonesome Dove
Lonesome Dove [2 Discs]
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