- Original title
- Running time
- 124 min.
- United States
Robert Benton (Novel: Richard Russo)
Pruitt Taylor Vince,
Philip Seymour Hoffman,
Gerry Robert Byrne
Capella International / Paramount Pictures / Scott Rudin / Cinehaus
Comedy. Drama | Comedy-Drama. Family Relationships. Old Age
- Synopsis / Plot
- Sully is a rascally ne'er-do-well approaching retirement age. While he is pressing a worker's compensation suit for a bad knee, he secretly works for his nemesis, Carl, and flirts with Carl's young wife Toby. Sully's long- forgotten son and family have moved back to town, so Sully faces unfamiliar family responsibilities. Meanwhile, Sully's landlady's banker son plots to push through a new development and evict Sully from his mother's life.
: 2 Nominations for Oscar: Best Actor (Paul Newman), Adapted Screenplay
: Golden Globes: Nominated for Best principal Drama (Paul Newman)
: Berlin Film Festival: Silver Bear - Best Actor (Paul Newman)
: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Actor (Paul Newman)
1994: Chlotrudis Awards: Nominated Best Supporting Actor (Bruce Willis)
: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Nominated for Best Actor (Paul Newman)
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