Flesh And Bone
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In this psychological thriller, Arlis Sweeney (Dennis Quaid) is a man with a troubled past. As Arlis travels across the countryside to work his salesman job, he meets up with the vibrant young Kay Davies (Meg Ryan), and for the first time in his life falls head over heels in love. However, as Arlis and Kay become more and more involved, the appearance of Arlis' lowlife father (James Caan) threatens to uncover his dark family secrets.

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 67%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"the whole movie rests on the interaction of the two characters and the appeal of the stars who embody them"
‑ Douglas Pratt, DVDLaser
"Haunting film, with unexpectedly great supporting performances by Caan and Paltrow"
‑ Rob Thomas, Capital Times (Madison, WI)
"Explores the searing power of evil."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"There are few pictures more deserving of critical revisionism."
‑ Walter Chaw, Film Freak Central
"A downbeat, elegiac mood piece and character study about angry, damaged people whose lives are as desolate as the dusty West Texas landscape they inhabit."
‑ Chuck O'Leary, FulvueDrive-in.com
"A captivating thriller with three solid performances"
‑ Clint Morris, Moviehole
"The best film of 1993. Seriously. Great breakthrough performance by Gwyneth Paltrow also."
‑ Luke Y. Thompson, New Times
"Flesh and Bone is a stylish little surprise that boasts uniformly excellent performances."
‑ Chris Hicks, Deseret News, Salt Lake City
"A nice, heavy movie, if a bit depressing."
‑ Kevin Carr, 7M Pictures
"The film starts better than you've heard, but soon gets worse than you predicted."
‑ Nick Davis, Nick's Flick Picks
"Dry and a bit slow, but there are a few rewards to be found."
‑ Scott Weinberg, eFilmCritic.com
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