It all begins in the steamy rural backwater of Moat County, Florida, where things have been done the same way for decades, yet change is bubbling beneath the surface. Boyish Jack Jansen, son of the local newspaper publisher, has just returned home after being kicked out of college, only to take the lowly job of paperboy. But that too changes when his idolized journalist brother Ward comes to town from Miami on the trail of a story that could make his career. Bringing in tow his hotshot writing partner Yardley and the alluring death-row groupie Charlotte Bless, Ward plans to prove that an innocent man has been railroaded on his way to the electric chair. With Jack as their driver, the quartet arranges to meet Hillary Van Wetter, the seedy alligator hunter hastily convicted of killing the local sheriff, at the prison. But what erupts between them all is a tangled web of sexual tension, mixed motives and shadowy facts that will set off not only a search for the truth but a chain reaction of passion and violence. Observing it all is Jack’s only real confidante -- the disregarded family maid Anita – who watches in dismay as his innocence is turned inside out.

Articles on The Paperboy
The Paperboy Delivered... Something, in: Empire, nr. 278 (August), 2012 pp. 30
Reviews
AE, The paperboy, in: Empire, nr. 286 (April), 2013 pp. 58
Title:The Paperboy Delivered... Something
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Magazine:Empire
Nr.:278
Year:2012
Pp:30
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: The Paperboy (2012)
Author:AE
Title:The paperboy
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:286
Year:2013
Pp:58
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   The Paperboy (2012)



The Paperboy
United States 2012

Directed by

Cast
Nealla Gordon
Macy Gray
Gary Clarke

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Year:2012
Running time:101 minutes
Country:United States
Language:English

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