Ironweed

  • 1987
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama

IRONWEED is dim, grim, and relentlessly depressing. Set in Albany, New York, in 1938, it also flashes back to 1916 and 1901 as it seeks to establish Jack Nicholson's character, Francis Phelan, an ex-Washington Senator infielder. He deserted his family 22 years earlier when, slightly tipsy on four beers, he dropped his infant son, cracking the child's head...read more

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02:17 — William Kennedy's acclaimed account of drifters in 1938 Albany. Down-beat but worth seeing for its fantastic performers!

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  • Released: 1987
  • Rating: R
  • Review: IRONWEED is dim, grim, and relentlessly depressing. Set in Albany, New York, in 1938, it also flashes back to 1916 and 1901 as it seeks to establish Jack Nicholson's character, Francis Phelan, an ex-Washington Senator infielder. He deserted his family 22 y… (more)

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