Affliction (1997)

Affliction (1997)
  • Time: 114 min
  • Genre: Drama | Mystery | Thriller
  • Director: Paul Schrader
  • Cast: Nick Nolte, Holmes Osborne, James Coburn, Sissy Spacek


Wade Whitehouse is a sheriff of a small New Hampshire town who achieved nothing in life in the opinion of his ex-wife Lillian and daughter Jill and is a heavy drinker. His girlfriend Margie accepts him the way he is. On the first day of the hunting season, Wade’s friend Jack takes a wealthy businessman to hunt – and only Jack returns alive. Wade decides to play detective and starts investigating the case despite the fact Jack insists it was an accidental self-inflicted shot.

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