Blue Sky
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Blue Sky was the last film directed by Tony Richardson (Tom Jones) before his death in 1991 and one of the last releases from once-thriving Orion Films, whose bankruptcy kept the picture on the shelf for several years. It also features two career-high performances by Tommy Lee Jones and Jessica Lange, who won the Best Actress Oscar for this role, as Hank and Carly Marshall, a military couple whose marriage unravels under the pressure of his job and her mental instability. Hank is an Army captain at odds with his superiors over the wisdom of nuclear testing. Carly is a free spirit spiralling… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 74%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Jones and Lange at their best."
‑ Rob Gonsalves,
"Lange and Jones are an electrifying couple"
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
"Persuasively alive... The movie is sufficiently at odds with itself to be both frustrating and intriguing."
‑ Nick Davis, Nick's Flick Picks
"Even without that lumpy subplot, Blue Sky is wildly uneven and is virtually held together most of the way by the performances of its stars."
‑ Chris Hicks, Deseret News, Salt Lake City
"There are two reasons to see this preposterously plotted military-marital melodrama: Jessica Lange's Oscar-winning performance and the fact that it became Brit Tony Richrdson's very last work."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
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