12 certificateKing of the Hill is a Film programme that first aired in 1993 and has been classified a 12 certificate.

King of the Hill is a 3 star programme



King of the Hill (1993)

Directed by
Steven Soderbergh

Drama set in Depression-era St Louis, in which a young boy is forced to become self-reliant after his family fragments. The lad is left to fend for himself in a hotel after his salesman father accepts a faraway job and his ailing mother is admitted to a sanatorium. The streetwise 12-year-old soon learns to live off his wits, conning money out of the other hotel guests. Based on the memoirs of A E Hotchner

Depression era movie. The protagonist is a little boy who's mother is forced into a sanitarium and who's father gets a traveling salesman job. The boy fends for himself in a seedy SRO hotel. The focus is on the boy's relationships with others and his struggle to survive.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1993

3/5 Stars

Classification: 12 Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour


Image for Jesse BradfordJesse Bradford...Aaron Kurlander
Jeroen Krabbé...Mr. Erich Kurlander
Lisa Eichhorn...Mrs. Kurlander
Image for Karen AllenKaren Allen...Miss Mathey Aaron's Teacher
Spalding Gray...Mr. Mungo in Room 310
Image for Elizabeth McGovernElizabeth McGovern...Lydia Prostitute
Cameron Boyd...Sullivan Kurlander
Image for Adrien BrodyAdrien Brody...Lester Silverstone
Joe Chrest...Ben Hotel Porter
John McConnell...Patrolman 'Big Butt' Burns
Amber Benson...Ella McShane
Kristin Griffith...Mrs. McShane
Chris Samples...Aaron's Rich Friend
Peggy Freisen...Mrs. Thompson
Image for Katherine HeiglKatherine Heigl...Christina Sebastian