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Long Day's Journey Into Night (1987)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  13 April 1987 (USA)
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A day in the life of a dysfunctional family controlled by their addictions.

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One of three films to unite Jack Lemmon and Kevin Spacey, with the other two being Dad (1989) and Glengarry Glen Ross (1992). See more »

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Great Cast, But Not A Great Version
21 September 2000 | by (Syracuse, NY) – See all my reviews

No question, this is a great play, and the cast (led by Jack Lemmon, and also starring Peter Gallager and Kevin Spacey) are outstanding, but as a film goes, it's not very strong.

This version is merely a filmed version of the Broadway play. It takes place on the set of the play, and the direction doesn't hide it. As such, there aren't many interesting shots and some are just downright bad. And these people are play acting, not film acting. Very big mannerisms and movements. So it's not really intimate.

Still, you won't be bored. Great acting, wonderful play, just probably not the best film version of it.


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