The Water Engine (1992)

The Water Engine





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Movie Info

A Depression-era inventor finds a way of revolutionizing manufacturing technology and then discovers that this invention has its dark side as well.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: David Mamet
On DVD: May 23, 1995
Turner Network Television



as Charles Lang

as Rita Lang

as Lawrence Oberman

as Tour Guide

as Mason Gross

as Mrs. Varek

as Mr. Wallace

as Dave Murray

as White Haired Man

as Brown Haired Man

as Singer in Dance Hall

as Soapbox Speaker One

as Soapbox Speaker Two

as Ratty Inventor

as Gross's Secretary

as Dance Hall Girl

as Factory Worker

as Copyboy

as Security Guard

as Elevator Operator

as Woman One

as Woman Two

as Chauffeur

as Moderator

as Clothes Pedlar

as Custodial Woman

as Opera Singer

as Opera Singer

as Opera Singer

as Opera Singer

as Lecturer

as Homeless Man
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An allegorical "fable" based on Mamet's own stage play. It's a good suspense story that keeps you on your toes, but it goes over the top with its paranoia of "evil" corporations that apparently control every fabric of the society.

Gabriel Knight

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