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Past Midnight (1991)

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In this thriller a man falsely imprisoned for murdering his wife, finishes his 15 year sentence and then falls in love with his lovely parole officer who believes in him. Things go well until someone threatens the officer and begins trying to get him back in prison.
Rating:
R
Genre:
Drama , Mystery & Suspense , Romance
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In Theaters:
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Runtime:
Studio:
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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Cast

Natasha Richardson
as Laura Mathews
Rutger Hauer
as Ben Jordan
Clancy Brown
as Steve Lundy
Guy Boyd
as Todd Canipe
Tom Wright
as Lee Samuels
Dana Eskelson
as Kathy Tudor
Paul Giamatti
as Larry Canipe
Ted D'Arms
as Bill Tudor
Ernie Lively
as Detective Allan Tobias
Charles Boswell
as Carlton Daniels
Brian Finney
as Delivery Man
Krisha Fairchild
as Dr. Zastoupil
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Audience Reviews for Past Midnight

An enormously underrated and overlooked film. The cast and performances are exceptional -- especially the luminous Natasha Richardson, Rutger Hauer at his finest, and featuring a mesmerizing debut by the "unknown" Paul Giamatti. Director Jan Eliasberg's visual style (mixing terrifying "home movie" footage with a rain-drenched blue, green, and gray neo-noir palette) is superb, elevating the film many levels above the well-done but predictable B movie script. And look at the power-house production team: D.P. Robert Yeoman (now Wes Anderson's constant collaborator), and Editor Christopher Rouse (Academy Award winner for the The Bourne Ultimatum). An overlooked gem -- not to be missed.

John Fischel
John Fischel

Script doctoring by Quentin Tarantino and a good cast, still can't push this one over the top, but if nothing else is on its worth a view.

Anthony Valletta
Anthony Valletta

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