Running on Empty Movie Review 1988

Information and Film Reviews for Running on Empty the Movie

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Two 1960s radicals are still on the run in 1988 for a politically motivated Vietnam War-era crime. Though they have managed to stay one step ahead of the law, their son wants a "normal" life, even if it means never seeing his family again. Well-performed, quiet, plausible drama.

Distribution

Warner Home Video, Inc., 5775 Linder Canyon Rd., Westlake Village, CA 91362, URL: http://whv.warnerbros.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 116 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Vietnam War, Family Drama
Screenplay
Naomi Foner
Cast
Christine Lahti, River Phoenix, Judd Hirsch, Martha Plimpton, Jonas Arby, Ed Crowley, L.M. Kit Carson, Steven Hill, Augusta Dabney, David Margulies, Sidney Lumet
Cinematography
Gerry Fisher
Director
Sidney Lumet
Music
Tony Mottola
Producer
Lorimar

Awards

Golden Globes 1989: Screenplay; L.A. Film Critics 1988: Actress (Lahti); Natl. Bd. of Review 1988: Support. Actor (Phoenix).

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