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22.04.11 The Whole Wide World, released in 1996.

A portrayal of the tragic  life of Robert E. Howard (1906—1930), the Texas writer who created the iconic figure of “Conan, the Barbarian,” and launched a whole vast new literary genre of  fantasy adventure.  The period and regional background are authentic  and Vincent  D’onofrio plays Howard with a fine accent.  The story is told by an aspiring young writer, portrayed by Rene’e Zellweger  (a native Texan).