The boy tells his story well and from his point of view, which helps save it from it's cliches. I did find it interesting for it's depiction of beach life circa 1969. I didn't find it boring, just sort of slow paced like a sleepy summer afternoon.
CrissCross (1992) 720p YIFY Movie
CrissCross is a movie starring Goldie Hawn, Arliss Howard, and James Gammon. Set in 1969, a twelve-year-old grows up in Key West with his mother, who is paying the bills by stripping at the local topless bar. The boy finds out about...
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The Synopsis for CrissCross (1992) 720p
Set in 1969, a twelve-year-old grows up in Key West with his mother, who is paying the bills by stripping at the local topless bar. The boy finds out about her activities and tries to convince her to stop, to no avail. A local restaurant owner hires him to collect fish from a boat out in the bay, and the boy discovers that the restaurant owner is using the fish to bring drugs in to shore. He steals one load and goes about selling it so his mother can afford to quit her job.
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Semi favorableReviewed bysteve_doyle_hawaiiVote: 7/10
Goldie played an unfit mother with a troubled son. Very shallow story. Boring.
Of course it was no blockbuster, but just a nice, unglamorized story from a page out of the life of this fractured family. You could really get a feel for the time, and the soundtrack served that well, as well as the backdrop of the moon landing. It really brought back those sweet, sultry memories of long, carefree summers and young love. I think almost every note was true to life, even if the ending was a little too pat. Goldie Hawn did a great job with this more dramatic role (and still looked great!) and her co-lead, David Arnott, gave a realistic yet understated performance. David Carradine's part was brief and somewhat shallow, but still effective in conveying the emotional fallout from the Vietnam experience, however; it certainly wasn't a "Jacknife" caliber role. The scenery and atmosphere of the movie was beautiful and really made you feel like you were right there. It made for a nice Sunday afternoon viewing.