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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Dustin Hoffman
Tom Cruise
Valeria Golino
Directors
Barry Levinson
Screenwriters
Ronald Bass
Running Time
133 minutes

Rain Man
Oscar-winning tale of an autistic man and his brother.


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Plot
A man discovers he has an older, autistic brother who has inherited his father's fortune. He kidnaps him, intent on wangling the money for himslef. But their roadtrip turns into a journey of self discovery for older and younger brother alike.


Verdict
Hoffman and Cruise give signature performances in this thoughtful, and hugely enjoyable, classic.


Reviewed by Emma Cochrane

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