Alan J. Pakula
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About the Movie
Matthew Modine ("And the Band Played On," "Pacific Heights") and Kevin Anderson ("In Country") portray two orphans, a streetwise petty thief and his sheltered brother. They lure a stranger (Albert Finney) to their home to rob him, only to have the stranger "turn the tables" and dramatically change their lives. From the play by Lyle Kessler, featuring performances Leonard Maltin praises as "so powerful," adding "Finney can do no wrong."
This is one must see movie , the storyline is superb , and Albert Finney should have won the oscar for his role !!
The acting and storyline are superb. a very complex and moving film. A forgotten masterpiece
- Genre: Drama
- Released: 1987
- © 1987 Package Design; Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. 2009 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.