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A Season in Purgatory (1996)

True story about a kid from rich family with political ties who covers up a suspicious death of a young woman. This comes back to haunt him later.

Director:

David Greene

Writers:

Dominick Dunne (novel), Robert W. Lenski
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patrick Dempsey ... Harrison Burns
Sherilyn Fenn ... Kit Bradley
Craig Sheffer ... Constant Bradley
Edward Herrmann ... Dr. Shugrue
David Marshall Grant ... Jerry Bradley
Kathleen York ... Claire Rafferty
W. Earl Brown ... Fatty Malloy
Wendy Phillips ... Luanne Utley
Maureen Mueller
Lisa Akey Lisa Akey ... Charlotte Bradley
Jere Shea ... Johnny Fuselli
Jeanie Drynan
Bonnie Bedelia ... Valerie Sabbath
Blair Brown ... Grace Bradley
Brian Dennehy ... Gerald Bradley
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True story about a kid from rich family with political ties who covers up a suspicious death of a young woman. This comes back to haunt him later.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 May 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Au coeur du scandale See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Goofs

W. Earl Brown, who is listed in the opening credits, is also listed in the closing credits as "W. Earl Broan." See more »

Quotes

Kit Bradley: I'm a mess. My sisters remind me daily. "Good morning, you're a mess."
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Composed by Sherilyn Fenn
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one powerful movie
14 April 2002 | by britchick29See all my reviews

i have just had the opportunity to view "season in purgatory" for the first time. let me just say that the author, dominick dunne, is as good as one gets, but the unfortunate outcome of the story is one that we all have to live with as in the words of the character, harrison burns. it is appalling that people like the bradleys are so smug that they fail to recognize "people like us", and that we don't have to put up with their acceptance.


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