- Original title
- Running time
- 115 min.
- United States
Phoef Sutton (Novel: Peter Abrahams)
Robert De Niro,
Benicio Del Toro,
Don S. Davis,
Mandalay Entertainment / Tristar Pictures
Thriller | Sports. Baseball
- Synopsis / Plot
- Quick-tempered Gil Renard (Robert De Niro) has an ex-wife who hates him, a son who fears him, and a job that he’s about to lose. The only thing that this down-on-his-luck knife salesman can count on is baseball. He's a loyal, die hard fan, specifically when it comes to his favorite player, Bobby Rayburn (Wesley Snipes). Renard has followed Rayburn’s career since day one and is thrilled that his hero has just signed with his hometown team, the San Francisco Giants. When Rayburn hits a slump, his number one fan decides to help him by any means necessary. But when Rayburn discovers the lengths to which his admirer has gone to "help" him and begins to fear Renard, the disturbed fan becomes disillusioned with his hero and focuses his aggression toward Rayburn and his family.
: San Sebastian Film Festival: Nominated for Golden Seashell
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