Nobody's Fool (1994) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Paul Newman, Bruce Willis, Jessica Tandy, Melanie Griffith, Dylan Walsh, Philip Seymour Hoffman

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Based on the Richard Russo's novel, NOBODY'S FOOL is a movie written and directed by Robert Benton in 1994. The picture earned two nominations for the Academy Awards and Paul Newman won the Silver Bear at the Berlin Film Festival.
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In this small town of the state of New-York, Sully lives a quiet life among his friends, masculine and feminine. His life will be a little bit disturbed when Peter, his only son, whom he hasn't seen very much since his divorce arrives at Sully's ex-wife home with his two children. Little by little, Sully tries to make peace with his son and gets acquainted with the idea of being a grandfather.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Family, struggling with    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   Son

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   small businessman Age:    -   60's-90's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee Misc setting    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   seeing breasts Is this movie based on a    -   book

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