Ulee's Gold
First screened in February 1998 / Most recently screened in April 2002
Director: Victor Nuñez. Cast: Peter Fonda, Patricia Richardson, Jessica Biel, Vanessa Zima, Christine Dunford, Tom Wood, Steven Flynn, Dewey Weber, J. Kenneth Campbell. Screenplay: Victor Nuñez.

Twitter Capsule: Low-key drama condenses deftly into tense domestic suspenser, without cheating on its cohort of rich characterizations.

VOR:   Modest outing blazes no new aesthetic trails but it's rare in ascribing dignity and tension to lives of common folks.

Photo © 1997 Orion Pictures/Clinica Estetico

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

Academy Award Nominations:
Best Actor: Peter Fonda

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Actor (Drama): Peter Fonda

Other Awards:
New York Film Critics Circle: Best Actor (Fonda)

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