Afterglow (film)


Afterglow (film)

Infobox Film | name =Afterglow


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director = Alan Rudolph
producer =Robert Altman
James McLindon
writer = Alan Rudolph
starring = Julie Christie
Nick Nolte
Lara Flynn Boyle
music = Mark Isham
cinematography = Toyomichi Kurita
editing =Suzy Elmiger
distributor = Sony Pictures
released = 1997
runtime = 113 min
language =
budget =
imdb_id = 0118566

"Afterglow" is a 1997 feature film starring Nick Nolte and Julie Christie. Alan Rudolph directed and wrote the script for the movie. It was produced by Robert Altman and filmed in Montreal.

Christie's portrayal earned her a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.

The film had a R (rating) in the US due to sexuality and some language.

Plot

Repair contractor "Lucky" Mann and his former B-movie actress wife Phyllis are an unhappily married couple living in Montreal, Canada. Their teenage daughter has run away. He arrives at the home of sexually frustrated housewife Marianne whose relationship is similarly strained with her husband Jeffrey. Lucky and Marianne begin an affair.

Phyllis searches for her daughter in the streets of Montreal. She meets Jeffrey and agrees to spend the weekend with him. The course is set for a showdown amongst all four.

Cast and production

* Nick Nolte - Lucky Mann
* Julie Christie - Phyllis Mann
* Lara Flynn Boyle - Marianne Byron
* Jonny Lee Miller - Jeffrey Byron
* Jay Underwood - Donald Duncan
* Domini Blythe - Helene Pelletier
* Yves Corbeil - Bernard Ornay
* Alan Fawcett - Count Falco/Jack Dana

Awards

Julie Christie was nominated for Best Actress in a Lead Role in the 1997 Academy Awards for her role. She won best actress at the San Sebastian Film Festival. The cast won the jury award for best ensemble performance at the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, and Nick Nolte won the best actor award at the same festival. The film won the Audience award at the Aspen Film Festival.

External links

* [http://www.sonypictures.com/classics/afterglow/index.html/ Film website]
*imdb title|id=0118566|title=Afterglow
* [http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/Afterglow-1080997/reviews.php/ Rotten Tomatoes listing]


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