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Paul Newman stars as Donald "Sully" Sullivan in Robert Benton's adaptation of the Richard Russo novel. A 60-year-old... Read More
Paul Newman stars as Donald "Sully" Sullivan in Robert Benton's adaptation of the Richard Russo novel. A 60-year-old part-time laborer who lost touch with the wife and children he abandoned--along with most of his other responsibilities--years ago, he's a marginal but familiar figure in the small town he inhabits in upstate New York. He conducts a mild, ongoing flirtation with Toby Roebuck (Melanie Griffith), the wife of Carl (Bruce Willis), a local contractor who frequently employs Sully (and who Sully's currently suing for worker's compensation). His ready wit, surprisingly sharp observations, and willingness to tweak bad-tempered authority figures are appreciated by the cronies with whom he drinks and plays poker. Things begin to change for Sully when his long-lost son, Peter (Dylan Walsh), arrives in town for Thanksgiving with his family. A college professor recently let go from his job, Peter remains in town with one of his sons after a spat with his wife, and for the first time he and his father ge... Minimize
|Actors||Bruce Willis, Dylan Walsh, Jessica Tandy, Melanie Griffith, Pruitt Taylor Vince|
|Available Formats||DVD, DVD: Checkpoint, VHS: Paramount Presentations|
|UPC||097363294122, 097363294139, 097363294146|
|Subgenre||Family Interaction • Drama|
|MPAA Rating||R (MPAA)|
|Running Time||1hr 50min|
(01/13/1995, p.36, Lisa Schwarzbaum): "...[NOBODY'S FOOL] fits its star as precisely and personally as a favorite old pair of jeans....[Newman] inspires..." -- Rating: A-, (02/10/1995, p.4D, Susan Wloszczyna): "...Big-time charm. Paul Newman is no fool for taking this perfect-fit role..." -- 3 1/2 out of 4 stars , (04/01/1995, p.50, Ben Thompson): "...Warm, multi-layered....A low-key intelligence and an impressive attention to emotional detail...", (12/23/1994, p.C5, Caryn James): "...[Newman] is matched by the film itself, exquisitely directed by [Benton]....Often heartbreaking..."
, (12/23/1994, p.F1, Kenneth Turan): "...NOBODY'S FOOL is a film that cares about its people....A film that revels in the cracked qualities of their diverse humanity...", (12/27/1994, p.C13, Janet Maslin): Ranked #10 in The New York Times's "Best Films of 1994"
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