A protester during his Berkeley years, Moses Wine works as a private eye to make ends meet and pay alimony to his ex-wife. When an old girlfriend who works for a California politician hires him to conduct an investigation, he find himself confronted with the ghosts of his past. A bewildered Richard Dreyfuss, in a thriller that begins like a nostalgic comedy and turns into a nightmare. A mature account of the “big binge” that had just ended, with an affecting finale.
The Love Song of Charles Farberman (1972), Katherine (tv, 1975), Heroes (Gli eroi, 1977), Scott Joplin (tv, 1977), The Chosen (Gli eletti, 1981), The Sting II (La stangata 2, 1983), The Journey of Natty Gann (Il viaggio di Natty Gann, 1985), Courage (Madre coraggio, tv, 1986), Big Man on Campus (Ragazze, il mostro è innamorato, 1989), Descending Angel (Discesa pericolosa, tv, 1990), By the Sword (1991), Heart of Saturday Night (1995), Ally McBeal (id., ep. Forbidden Fruits, tv, 1998).
dall’omonimo romanzo di/from the novel of the same title by Roger L. Simon
Roger L. Simon
interpreti e personaggi/cast and characters
Richard Dreyfuss (Moses Wine), Susan Anspach (Lila), Bonnie Bedelia (Suzanne), John Lithgow (Sam Sebastian), Ofelia Medina (Alora), Fritz Weaver (Oscar Procary), F. Murray Abraham (Eppis)
Carl Borack, Richard Dreyfuss