Affliction (1997)

Like father like son...?

  • Genre: Drama, Thriller
  • Release Date: 1997-08-28
  • User Rating: 6.3/10 from 96 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 54min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Lions Gate Films
  • Production Country: United States of America
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A small town policeman must investigate a suspicious hunting accident. The investigation and other events result in him slowly disintegrating mentally.

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  • Nick Nolte

    as Wade Whitehouse
  • James Coburn

    as Glen Whitehouse
  • Sissy Spacek

    as Margie Fogg
  • Willem Dafoe

    as Rolfe Whitehouse
  • Brigid Tierney

    as Jill
  • Holmes Osborne

    as Gordon LaRivière
  • Jim True-Frost

    as Jack Hewitt
  • Tim Post

    as Chick Ward
  • Mary Beth Hurt

    as Lillian
  • Christopher Heyerdahl

    as Frankie Lacoy
  • Marian Seldes

    as Alma Pittman
  • Brawley Nolte

    as Young Wade
Directing Paul Schrader Director
Production Linda Reisman Producer
Production Nick Nolte Executive Producer
Production Frank K. Isaac Producer
Production Éric Berger Producer
Production Barr B. Potter Executive Producer
Writing Paul Schrader Writer
Camera Paul Sarossy Director of Photography
Editing Jay Rabinowitz Editor
Sound Michael Brook Original Music Composer
Writing Russell Banks Novel
Production Ellen Chenoweth Casting
Production Kathleen Chopin Casting
Art Anne Pritchard Production Design