• Publication date: September 21, 2010

King Of The Hill King Of The Hill

Twelve-year-old Aaron Kurlander is coming of age in a rotting working class section ...

Twelve-year-old Aaron Kurlander is coming of age in a rotting working class section of St. Louis in 1933. As the film begins, Aaron's family is coming apart at the seams due to the increasingly bleak economy. His father ekes out a living with a series of failed sales jobs as the family lives in the dilapidated Empire Hotel in a seamy section of town. When his younger brother is sent to live with relatives to save expenses, his consumptive mother goes away to a sanitarium and his father abandons him to sell watches in Iowa. Starring: Jesse Bradford , jereon Krabbe & Karen Allen