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).
- 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.
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.