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Year of the Gun is a american film of genre Drama directed by John Frankenheimer released in USA on 1 november 1991 with Andrew McCarthy

Year of the Gun (1991)

Year of the Gun
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Released in USA 1 november 1991
Length 1h51
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Thriller,    Action,    Romance
Rating55% 2.796562.796562.796562.796562.79656

Year of the Gun is a 1991 American thriller film directed by John Frankenheimer and starred Andrew McCarthy, Sharon Stone and Valeria Golino.

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In 1978, David Raybourne is an American novelist who lives in Rome and works as a journalist in a small English-language newspaper. He is romantically involved with Lia, the estranged wife of an Italian Industrialist, and befriended by Italo Bianchi, a politically left-leaning lecturer at a Rome university.

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