Cinema: Look-Alike

VOICES

Directed by Robert Markowitz

Screenplay by John Herzfeld

Whatever one thinks of Rocky, it has not had a salutary effect on the movie business. The film made America safe for modest, old-fashioned tearjerkers, and Hollywood opened the floodgates. Voices is the latest in a chain of look-alike films. Even in this shoddy barrel of bathos, Voices is near the bottom.

John Herzfeld's screenplay concerns Drew Rothman (Michael Ontkean of Slap Shot), a Jewish delivery boy in Hoboken, N.J., and Rosemarie Lemon (Amy Irving of The Fury), a deaf teacher who wins the hero's heart....

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