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    Wise Blood -- (Movie Clip) Before I Met The Prophet

    The relatively normal scam-artist preacher Hoover Shoates (Ned Beatty) extends professional courtesy to firebrand Hazel Motes (Brad Dourif), who isn't having any, in Wise Blood, 1979, directed by John Huston from the Flannery O'Connor novel.

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Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- Wise Blood (1979)
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