Curse of the Starving Class
Curse of the Starving Class (1994)

This drama, based on Sam Shepard's award-winning 1977 play, critically examines the destructive effects of the American dream on a poor farming family. Weston is the father. An alcoholic Vietnam vet with an irresponsible streak, he has… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: May 16, 1995
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Emanuel Levy

A cast of eccentric charcater actors (James Woods, Kathy Bates) brings class but no emotional resonance to Sam Shepard's 1977 play, an ironic dissection of the American Dream as it affects and destroys a white farming family.

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