King of the Hill (1993)

Director
Steven Soderbergh

Main cast
Jesse Bradford; Jeroen Krabbé; Lisa Eichhorn; Karen Allen; Spalding Gray

Genres
Drama

Description
Based on the Depression-era bildungsroman memoir of writer A. E. Hotchner, the film follows the story of a boy struggling to survive on his own in a hotel in St. Louis after his mother is committed to a sanatorium with tuberculosis. His father, a German immigrant and traveling salesman working for the Hamilton Watch Company, is off on long trips from which the boy cannot be certain he will return.


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