A videotaped stage performance of Sam Shepard's play

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Lee
Sam Schacht ...
Saul
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Austin
Margaret Thomson ...
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Austin, a Hollywood screenwriter living comfortably in suburban Arizona, is interrupted by the unexpected arrival of his prodigal brother Lee, whose menacing demeanor and pugilistic attitude draws Austin further and further into conflict until he must finally engage his brother in an intense psychological battle for his ideals, and perhaps even his life. Written by Maria Nicholas <mnich@freeside.scsd.k12.ny.us>

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31 January 1984 (USA)  »

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The teleplay was produced for Broadway and opened at the Circle in the Square Theater in New York on March 2, 2000, ran for 154 performances and Sam Shepard's script was nominated for the 2000 Tony Award for the Best Play. See more »

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Lee: She had green eyes. You know what green eyes do to me.
Austin: Yeah, I know.
Lee: Well then... shut up.
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Featured in Being John Malkovich (1999) See more »

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amazing adaption of play
16 August 2001 | by See all my reviews

Gary Sinise and John Malkovich were, as always, incredible. This movie was phenomenal. Leave it to the dudes of Steppenwolf to create such a masterpiece, a film based on a play (which was directed by Sinise on Broadway) that, however unchanged, was portrayed on film beautifully.


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