Writer/director Paul Schrader's absorbing drama stars Nick Nolte as an emotionally scarred and embittered sheriff, the only law in a small New Hampshire town, who sees his investigation of a wealthy man's death during a hunting trip as a chance to prove himself to his family and community. James Coburn won a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award as Nolte's drunken, abusive father; with Sissy Spacek, Willem Dafoe, Mary Beth Hurt. 114 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English, Spanish.
Academy Award ®
Winner: Best Supporting Actor (James Coburn)
Nominee: Best Actor (Nick Nolte)
- Paul Schrader
- DVD Widescreen
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Nick Nolte, James Coburn, Sissy Spacek, Willem Dafoe, Mary Beth Hurt, Jim True, Marian Seldes, Holmes Osborne, Brigid Tierney, Sean McCann, Wayne Robson, Eugene Lipinski, Tim Post, Janine Theriault, Paul Stewart, Sheena Larkin, Danielle Desormeaux, Charles Powell, Donovan Reiter, Brawley Nolte, Michael Caloz, Joanna Noyes, Marcel Jeannin, Susie Almgren, Steve Adams, Mark Camacho, Ralph Allison