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Affliction
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Affliction 1998


From Amazon: Paul Schrader's Affliction, adapted from the novel by Russell Banks (The Sweet Hereafter), charts the slow descent of small-town sheriff Wade Whitehouse (a raspy, gruffly restrained Nick Nolte) into violence, the legacy of the corrupt love of an abusive, alcoholic father. The story ostensibly centers on a hunting death on the outskirts of town, but as Wade digs into what may or not be a conspiracy, his personal life spirals out of control. James Coburn, who deservedly won an Oscar for his mocking, sneering performance, is Wade's father, who jumps back into the cycle of abuse when Wade moves in to care for the aging man....

Directed By:
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Affliction Movie Review by Ben (12/21/2007)

"Affliction" is based on a novel written by Russell Banks who also wrote "The Sweet Hereafter" which was also made into a film by Atom Egoyan. This one was adapted to the screen by Paul Schrader who did the screenplay to one of the greatest films of all time, "Taxi Driver." This book was made for him to direct into a...

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