True West (1984)

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Tv adaptation of the play by Sam Shepard. Drama/comedy set in a rural California community about 40 miles from Los Angeles. Tells of the relationship between two brothers, one a fairly successful screenwriter, the other, a down-and-out scurvy desert rat and burglar. Action takes place in their mother's house.

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