Chattahoochee

BASED ON A TRUE STORY THIS "UNUSUAL MIX OF HIGH DRAMA AND WRY HUMOR," TELLS OF ONE MAN'S ATTEMPT TO BRING ABOUT REFORM IN THE TREATMENT OF THE MENTALLY-ILL. GARY OLDMAN PLAYS EMMETT FOLEY WHO RETURNS FROM THE KOREAN WAR A HIGHLY-DECORATED VETERAN BUT IS UNABLE TO ADJUST TO PEACEFUL TIMES. AFTER A BUNGLED SUICIDE ATTEMPT, HE IS CONFINED TO THE CHATTAHOOCHEE STATE MENTAL HOSPITAL IN FLORIDA, WHERE HIS UNSHAKEABLE FAITH IN GOD RE-ASSERTS ITSELF AND HE BEGINS RIGHTING SMALL INJUSTICES DONE TO HIS FELLOW INMATES. ULTIMATELY, HE LEAVES BEHIND HIM A REFORMED "CHATTAHOOCHEE" TO RETURN, ONCE AGAIN, TO THE CHALLENGES OF EVERYDAY LIFE. THIS PICTURE MARKS THE FEATURE FILM DEBUT OF BBC'S MICK ("DOUBLE HELIX") JACKSON.

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UK Release Date: 
Fri, 10/18/1991
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Running Time: 
103 Mins

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