The Great SantiniAs he approaches manhood, Ben Meechum struggles to win the approval of his demanding alpha male father, whose take-no-prisoners attitude and willingness in war is not turned it off at home.Genre: DramaCountry: United StatesDuration: 115 minQuality: SDRelease: 1979IMDb: 7.2Keywords:
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Directors of "The Great Santini"Lewis John CarlinoBirthdate: 1 January 1932, New York City, New York, USA
Creators of "The Great Santini"Pat ConroyBirthdate: 26 October 1945, Atlanta, Georgia, USALewis John CarlinoBirthdate: 1 January 1932, New York City, New York, USA
Critic Reviews of "The Great Santini"eFilmCritic.comApril 09, 2007
Two-dimensional and minor.ColeSmithey.comOctober 27, 2006
An emotionally devastating drama with a first rate performance from Robert Duvall.EmanuelLevy.ComJuly 04, 2005
Robert Duvall and Michael O'Keefe turn in powerful, Oscar nominated performances in this familiar family melodrama about tyrannical marine-father who bullies his sensitive son so that he can become a real man.Greenwich Village GazetteDecember 21, 2004
Brilliant.Kansas City KansanOctober 23, 2004
Duvall as rough, tough Marine in downer story of family conflictCapital Times (Madison, WI)October 14, 2004
Fantastic performances by Duvall and O'Keefe highlight this father-son tug-of-war.Spirituality and PracticeJanuary 29, 2004
The Great Santini is a convincing portrait of the battles between a military man and his coming-of-age son.eFilmCritic.comJuly 26, 2002
Offers a whole lot more than just Duvall's flawless performance.
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