January 31, 1997 in Seven

‘Mother Night’ Good Adaptation

By The Spokesman-Review
 

When it comes to filmed adaptations of his work, Kurt Vonnegut Jr. has been more fortunate than many more critically acclaimed authors. Keith Gordon’s version of Vonnegut’s “Mother Night” is no exception. In this study of how cataclysmic events can overwhelm even the most self-protective among us, Gordon does justice to Vonnegut and draws from Nick Nolte what may be the performance of his career. , DataTimes ILLUSTRATION: Photo


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