|Original title||King of the Hill|
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|Cast||Jesse Bradford, Jeroen Krabbé, Lisa Eichhorn, Karen Allen, Spalding Gray, Elizabeth McGovern, Adrien Brody, Katherine Heigl, Amber Benson, Lauryn Hill, David Jensen, Joseph Moynihan|
Academy Award winning director Steven Soderbergh creates one of the most vivid depictions of the Depression ever captured on film in this poignant story of a 12-year old St. Louis boy (Jesse Bradford) who must fend for himself when his mother is sent to a sanitarium and his father leaves to work as a traveling salesman. Surviving by his wits and the help of his street savvy friend, Lester (Academy Award winner Adrien Brody), the boy overcomes extraordinary odds in this exceptional adapatation of A.E. Hotchner's memoirs.