Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange, Juliette Lewis
Martin Scorsese (Director), John D. MacDonald (Screenplay), Wesley Strick (Screenplay)
Release: Nov. 15th, 1991
Runtime: 2 hours, 8 minutes
Sam Bowden is a small-town corporate attorney. Max Cady is a tattooed, cigar-smoking, bible-quoting, psychotic rapist. What do they have in common? Fourteen years ago, Sam was a public defender assigned to Max Cady's rape trial, and he made a serious error: he hid a document from his illiterate client that could have gotten him acquitted. Now, the cagey, bibliophile Cady has been released, and he intends to teach Sam Bowden and his family a...
I posted this elsewhere. Must have gotten lost.
I watched the 1991 remake of Cape Fear yesterday. For those not familiar with the story line it is as follows. Max Cady a recently released rapist stal...
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The casting is good (even the stunt-casting that brings back Robert Mitchum and Gregory Peck on very different sides of the moral spectrum to their work in the original), the film builds a sufficient sense of dread thanks to its relentless antagonist powering on throughout all manner of suffering th....
Scorsese and cinematographer Freddie Francis (The Elephant Man, Glory, The Straight Story) really have fun with the look of the film, and this was Scorsese's first use of a true 2.35:1 widescreen process (something he had avoided over his career specifically because he hated seeing scope films butch....
In an effort to keep it simple, I'll conclude by saying that while it certainly isn't the best movie that I have seen from Martin Scorsese, the movie has a tremendous performance from Robert De Niro, as well as a solid performance from Nick Nolte.