Grim and gritty drama about bums living the hard life in Depression-era Albany. Nicholson excels as a former ballplayer turned drunk bothered by visions of the past, and Streep is his equal in the lesser role of a tubercular boozer. Waits also shines. Another grim view from "Pixote" director Babenco. Kennedy scripted based on his Pulitzer Prize-winning tragedy.
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Available on VHS
Running time 135 minutes.
L.A. Film Critics 1987: Actor (Nicholson); N.Y. Film Critics 1987: Actor (Nicholson).
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