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Affliction

A desolate look at the poisonous legacy of violence, this adaptation of Russell Banks' novel (he also penned The Sweet Hereafter) is as icy and lacerating as its title suggests. Wade Whitehouse (Nick Nolte) is a hard-drinking, quick-fisted cop in a Vermon… (more)

Released: 1998

Rating: R

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Nick Nolte is riveting as a small-town sheriff whose life has become a nightmare of self-regret and hatred for his abusive father (Oscar winner James Coburn). Margie: Sissy Spacek. Rolfe: Willem Dafoe. Directed by Paul Schrader.

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  • Released: 1998
  • Rating: R
  • User Rating:4 out of 5 (2 ratings)
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  • Review: A desolate look at the poisonous legacy of violence, this adaptation of Russell Banks' novel (he also penned The Sweet Hereafter) is as icy and lacerating as its title suggests. Wade Whitehouse (Nick Nolte) is a hard-drinking, quick-fisted cop in a Vermon… (more)

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