Something Wild Movie Review 1986

Information and Film Reviews for Something Wild the Movie

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Mild-mannered business exec Daniels is picked up by an impossibly free-living vamp with a Louise Brooks hairdo, and taken for the ride of his up-till-then staid life, eventually leading to explosive violence. A sharp-edged comedy with numerous changes of pace. Too-happy ending wrecks it, but it's great until then. Look for cameos from filmmakers John Waters and John Sayles.

Distribution

HBO, 1100 Ave. of the Americas, New York, NY 10036, Phone: (212)512-7400, Fax: (212)512-7498, URL: http://www.hbo.com, Remarks: Online sales through www.store.hbo.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 113 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Black Comedy, Contemporary Noir, Dates from Hell, Femme Fatale, Yuppie Nightmares, Road Trip, Torrid Love Scenes, New York, New York, High School Reunions
Screenplay
E. Max Frye
Cast
Jeff Daniels, Melanie Griffith, Ray Liotta, Margaret Colin, Tracey Walter, Dana Peru, Jack Gilpin, Su Tissue, Kenneth Utt, Sister Carol East, John Sayles, John Waters, Charles Napier
Cinematography
Tak Fujimoto
Director
Jonathan Demme
Music
Rosemary Paul, John Cale, Laurie Anderson, David Byrne
Producer
Orion Pictures

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