American Playhouse (1986) - Rotten Tomatoes

American Playhouse (1986)

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Originally aired on American public television, True West is a filmed performance of the Steppenwolf Theater Company's production of Sam Shepard's sibling rivalry play. John Malkovich plays a drifter who comes back home to patch up differences--as well instigate new ones--with his brother, a Hollywood screenwriter played by Gary Sinise.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Comedy , Drama , Musical & Performing Arts
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Critic Reviews for American Playhouse

All Critics (1)

Stagebound drama doesn't work as a film.

Full Review… | November 10, 2005
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Audience Reviews for American Playhouse

Gary Sinise and John Malkovich were, as always, incredible. This movie was phenomenal. Leave it to the dudes of Steppenwolf to create such a masterpiece, a film based on a play (which was directed by Sinise on Broadway) that, however unchanged, was portrayed on film beautifully.

Vee Levene
Vee Levene

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