Paris Trout (1991) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Paris Trout

Stephen Gyllenhaal, 1991

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Paris Trout
Pete Dexter, 1988

Paris Trout is a movie directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal in 1991 and based on the book of the same name by Pete Dexter, first published in 1988. The movie features Dennis Hopper, Barbara Hershey, Ed Harris, Ray McKinnon, Tina Lifford, Darnita Henry, and others.

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RATING

6.4

/ 10

Movie Poster: Paris Trout (Stephen Gyllenhaal, 1991)

7.7

/ 10

Book Cover: Paris Trout (Pete Dexter, 1988)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of Paris Trout, the 1988 book by Pete Dexter.

Paris Trout

Read by: Charles S. Dutton

Storyline

In a small Georgia town in the 1950s, bigoted store owner Paris Trout kills a young black girl when his brother refuses to pay his debts. Lawyer Harry Seagraves arrives to calm the waters in court but is soon caught in crimes of his own, including a dangerous and doomed affair with Trout’s wife.

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Movie vs Book

Poster of Paris Trout, the 1991 movie by Stephen Gyllenhaal

Year

1991

Minutes

100

Movie Rate

6.40

Source: IMDb

Movie

Paris Trout

Country: USA

Year: 1991

Length: 1h40m

Cover of Paris Trout, the 1988 book by Pete Dexter

Year

1988

Pages

306

Book Rate

7.74

S: Goodreads

Book

Paris Trout

Country: USA

First published in: 1988

Length: 306 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Poster of Paris Trout, the 1991 movie by Stephen Gyllenhaal

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Cover of Paris Trout, the 1988 book by Pete Dexter

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Poster of Paris Trout, the 1991 movie by Stephen Gyllenhaal

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Cover of Paris Trout, the 1988 book by Pete Dexter

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3 votes

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