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A Gathering of Old Men


"A Gathering of Old Men" is a 1987 American television drama film directed by Volker Schlöndorff and based on the novel of the same name. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1987 Cannes Film Festival.


"A Gathering of Old Men" is a novel by Ernest J. Gaines published in 1983.

  • language: English Language
  • characters:
    • Candy Marshall
    • Lou Dimes
    • Sheriff Mapes
    • Mathu
    • Beau Boutan
    • Fix
    • Charlie
    • Clatoo
    • Yank
    • Booker
    • Jacob
    • Coot
    • Beulah
    • Jameson
    • Chimley
    • Uncle Billy
    • Gable
    • Alcee
    • Gil Boutan
    • Bea Marshall
    • Miss Merle
    • Jack Marshall
  • genres: Fiction, Mystery, Suspense
  • subjects: Classics, Literature
  • released in (33 years ago)

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Google previewGreat American Writers: Gaines-Hinton (2002)

by Robert Baird Shuman

A Gathering of Old Men is an allegory of the slow passing of these traditions, expressed in the rich dialect and authentic rhythms of southern speech. The novel explores social and racial prejudices against African Americans. The elderly men ...

Google previewCultural Encyclopedia of the Penis (2014)

by Michael Kimmel, Christine Milrod, Amanda Kennedy

In two seeming exceptions, Ernest Gaines' A Gathering of Old Men (1983) and Wallace Stegner's Crossing ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of African American Television (2014)

by Kathleen Fearn-Banks, Anne Burford-Johnson

A GATHERING OF OLD MEN. (CBS, 10 May 1987.) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Literature (2013)

by EPUB 2-3

A Gathering of Old Men. New York: Knopf, 1983.

Google previewEncyclopedia of the American Short Story (2015)

by Abby H. P. Werlock

,A Gathering of Old Men ( 1983) ...

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