Sweet Spot

Well, ladies and gentlemen, we are now approaching a “sweet spot” in Adrien’s career, where several films in a row are really good (or at least his performances).

  • Restaurant
  • Oxygen
  • Summer of Sam
  • Liberty Heights
  • Bread & Roses
  • Harrison’s Flowers
  • Love the Hard Way

This will be a fun batch for me to write, so my pace should pick up some.

The Thin Red Line

Cast: Jim Caviezel, Sean Penn, Nick Nolte, Elias Koteas, Ben Chaplin, Woody Harrelson, John Cusack, Adrien Brody, Miranda Otto, John C. Reilly… it’s a very large cast, so I’ll just stop there.

Written by: James Jones (novel), Terrence Malick (screenplay)

Director: Terrence Malick

Genre: Drama, War

Running Time: 2 hours, 50 minutes

Released: January 15, 1999 (U.S.)

MPAA Rating: R

Summary: An adaptation of James Jones’ autobiographical novel of the same name, focusing on the battle at Guadalcanal during World War II.

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