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 Vermont town so small and virtually crime-free that he works a second job plowing snow to fill the time and...read more

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Affliction - Official Trailer
02:04 — A deeply troubled small town cop investigates a suspicious hunting death while events occur that affect his precarious mental state. Academy Award - B (more…)
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02:10 — Trailer for Affliction. Based on a novel by Russell Banks, Affliction is a bleak New England tale of a man trying to come to terms with abuse and cor (more…)

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  • Released: 1998
  • Rating: R
  • 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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