- Afterglow (film)
Infobox Film | name =Afterglow
Robert Altman James McLindon
Julie Christie Nick Nolte Lara Flynn Boyle
runtime = 113 min
imdb_id = 0118566
"Afterglow" is a 1997
feature filmstarring Nick Nolteand Julie Christie. Alan Rudolphdirected and wrote the script for the movie. It was produced by Robert Altmanand filmed in Montreal.
Christie's portrayal earned her a nomination for an
Academy Awardfor Best Actress in a Leading Role.
The film had a
R (rating)in the US due to sexuality and some language.
Repair contractor "Lucky" Mann and his former
B-movieactress 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
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.
* [http://www.sonypictures.com/classics/afterglow/index.html/ Film website]
* [http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/Afterglow-1080997/reviews.php/ Rotten Tomatoes listing]
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