Flesh And Bone (1993)
Average Rating: 6/10
Reviews Counted: 24
Fresh: 16 | Rotten: 8
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Small-time Texas businessman Arlis Sweeney (Dennis Quaid) can never shake the memory of his father's (James Caan) wasted life. What particularly sticks in his craw is the murder committed years earlier by his father and a teenaged accomplice. While going through the by-rote motions of his job (he supplies vending machines), Arlis strikes up a friendship with hardcase hitchhiker Kay Davies (Meg Ryan). Slowly, Kay helps Arlis put his life in order. And then, Arlis suddenly realizes where he's seen
Nov 5, 1993 Wide
Apr 16, 2002
Paramount Home Video
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the whole movie rests on the interaction of the two characters and the appeal of the stars who embody them
A downbeat, elegiac mood piece and character study about angry, damaged people whose lives are as desolate as the dusty West Texas landscape they inhabit.
A nice, heavy movie, if a bit depressing.
Haunting film, with unexpectedly great supporting performances by Caan and Paltrow
A captivating thriller with three solid performances
The film starts better than you've heard, but soon gets worse than you predicted.
The best film of 1993. Seriously. Great breakthrough performance by Gwyneth Paltrow also.
Dry and a bit slow, but there are a few rewards to be found.
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