Wild in the Country is a 1961 American drama film directed by Philip Dunne and starring Elvis Presley, Hope Lange, Tuesday Weld, and Millie Perkins. Based on the 1958 novel The Lost Country by J. R. Salamanca, the film is about a troubled young man from a dysfunctional family who pursues a literary career. The screenplay was written by playwright Clifford Odets. Wikipedia
Wild in the Country is a member of the following lists: American films, English-language films, Films based on novels, American drama films, 20th Century Fox films, Films shot in CinemaScope, 1960s drama films, 1961 films, Films set in Virginia and Films directed by Philip Dunne.
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Betty Lee Parsons: I have no intention of wasting sympathy on him.
Glenn Tyler: Sympathy is never wasted, Betty Lee. One way or another, you get it back, or so it says in the Book.