Going All the Way Movie Review 1997

Information and Film Reviews for Going All the Way the Movie

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Korean War vets Sonny Burns (Davies) and Gunner Casselman (Affleck) find themselves becoming best buds after returning to their Indianapolis hometown in 1954. Gunner's the self-confident stud, who vaguely wants to be an artist, while aspiring photographer Sonny's an anxious geek. The boys have mom troubles (Sonny's is a bible-thumper while Gunner's is a seductive flirt) and chase girls with varying success but the true bonding is strictly male. Davies is appropriately twitchy while Affleck gets to effectively use his natural charisma. Wakefield adapted from his 1970 novel.


USA Home Entertainment, 1 W. Forest, Englewood, NJ 07631-4004, Phone: (201)871-1000, URL: http://www.polygram-us.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 110 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Coming of Age, Sex & Sexuality, Buddies, Period Piece: 1950s
Dan Wakefield
Jeremy Davies, Ben Affleck, Jill Clayburgh, Lesley Ann Warren, Rose McGowan, Rachel Weisz, Amy Locane
Bobby Bukowski
Mark Pellington
Sigurjon Sighvatsson, Tom Gorai, Tom Rosenberg, Ted Tannebaum, Michael Mendelsohn, Lakeshore Entertainment, Polygram Filmed Entertainment, Gramercy Pictures

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