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Bill, Martha and their little child Hal are spending a quiet winter Sunday in their cosy house when they get an unexpected visit from Mike Nickerson and Tony Rodriguez. Mike and Tony are ... See full summary »

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Bill, Martha and their little child Hal are spending a quiet winter Sunday in their cosy house when they get an unexpected visit from Mike Nickerson and Tony Rodriguez. Mike and Tony are old acquaintances of Bill; a few years back, in Vietnam, they were in the same platoon. They also became opposed parties in a court martial - for a reason that Bill never explained to Martha. What happened in Vietnam, and what is the reason for the presence of Mike and Tony ? Written by Eduardo Casais <eduardo.casais@research.nokia.com>

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Every one wants to turn his back on violence until it knocks at his front door.

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Feature film debut for James Woods, who portrays Bill Schmidt. See more »

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Version of O.K. (1970) See more »

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Lute Suite #1
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Hopelessly Bleak
12 November 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A couple spend a quiet day at home, until the husband's 2 Vietnam "pals" come to visit. I saw this for two reasons. First of all, I feel Kazan was a great director and ,secondly, i adore James Woods.This is a very moody film that paints the world very bleak and creepy. It does draw you into it, the way you wait for the inevitable something to happen. the ending just didn't jibe for me. Did she want what happened? It seemed that way a little bit. Also it ends too abruptly.

My Grade:C

Where I saw it: showtime extreme

Eye Candy:Patricia Joyce topless briefly


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