The Death of Richie

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The Death of Richie ★★ Richie 1976

Gazzara does a fine job as a father driven to kill his drug-addicted teenage son, portrayed by Benson. Occasionally lapses into melodrama, but all-in-all a decent adaptation of Thomas Thompson's book “Richie,” which was based on a true story. 97m/C VHS, DVD . Ben Gazzara, Robby Benson, Eileen Brennan, Clint Howard; D: Paul Wendkos. TV

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