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Jon Voight on Hal Ashby's Lost Film

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“Maybe the whole story will come out one day,”
Jon (above) says of Hal’s inability to ever
meet daughter Lee in person.

Legendary actor Jon Voight (Midnight Cowboy, Deliverance) joins the Movie Geeks to discuss director Hal Ashby’s never-before-seen cut of Lookin’ To Get Out, which makes its world debut next month at the Sarasota Film Festival.

Remarkable on many fronts, the 1982 comedy – which was co-written by Jon – also marked the screen debut of his then-five-year-old daughter, Angelina Jolie. For the first time ever, Jon reveals the inspiration for Angie’s character.

Plus, a discussion of Hal’s remarkable cinematic legacy with Nick Dawson, author of the new book Being Hal Ashby: Life of a Holywood Rebel.
And acclaimed actor Burt Young (Rocky) shares his thoughts on Ashby, and his co-starring role opposite Jon Voight on 'Lookin' to Get Out'.