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Marty Lakewood is a reporter forced to leave Chicago and his family because he had uncovered too much police corruption. He returns to his small home town on the California coast to his ailing mother and prostitute sister, with whom he had an incestuous affair. Being short of money, he seduces a woman cop in order to sell her house.

  1. Michael Oblowitz


  2. Jim Thompson


  3. Larry Gross


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  1. Philip Locke

    Philip Locke

    Marty Lakewood's Father

  2. Elis Imboden

    Neighbour's wife (as Elisabeth Imboden)

  3. Christian Durango

    Christian Durango

    Little Marty Lakewood

  4. Sloan Cobb

    Little Carol Lakewood

  5. Roberta Hanley

    Younger Mom Lakewood

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This World, Then the Fireworks
This World, Then the Fireworks


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  • July 11, 1997
    R, Theatrical

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 40m

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