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Gideon Oliver Dobbs
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Leo Barnes
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Elly Morton
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Sarah
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Jean MacLemore
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Alan Longhurst
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Coleman Walker
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Dr. Richard Willows
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Jacob Titleman
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Gideon Dobbs is young, simple-minded man who checks into a retirement home where he finds the residents have lost their lust for life. Through his innocence he changes their lives and teaches them that each day is a precious gift. Written by Anonymous

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26 October 1998 (USA)  »

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Addison Sinclair: You have a modest humor, Gideon. I appreciate that. So many men today are filled with their own self-importance. They wear their success and intellect for the world to see. But they are merely shields. A true man is not afraid to show himself... his inner self. He relies on who he is, rather than what he is. I have always thought that one should move through life accumulating silent victories. I believe that you are such a man, Gideon. One who walks the quiet road.
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References One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) See more »

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All We Have Is Now
Performed by Valerie Pinkston
Music by Anthony Marinelli
Lyrics by Pamela Phillips-Oland
Produced by Anthony Marinelli
Courtesy of Man On Mars Music
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A very charming movie
8 December 2003 | by (Portland, USA) – See all my reviews

A friend of mine recently gave me the video of Gideon and I must say I was very surprised. No, there is no action, no car chases, no special effects. What it does have are wonderful performances and an interesting story. There are so few movies these days that make us think and take stock of our lives. It's nice to find a small film with a simple story, that is well acted. Gideon will never be a classic because it lacks the fundamental basic requirements to achieve that -- but for those of us who still enjoy a good story that challenges you to think and feel, then this movie is a beautiful little gem. 10/10


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