Mother Night
Mother Night (1996)

Kurt Vonnegut Jr. once summarized the moral of his novel Mother Night like so: "We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be." In Keith Gordon's film adaptation of Vonnegut's book, Nick… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: August 22, 2000
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Critic Score: 64% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

Nick Nolte is excellent in Keith Gordon's ambitious but flawed adaptation of Vonnegut's fascinating novel.

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Rob Blackwelder

Wonderfully mysterious and emotionally draining.

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Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

Surprisingly good Vonnegut adaptation

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Helps us to see that there is no escaping the burdens of living in a political world.

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xGary Xx
Unusual and thoughtful character study featuring a great perfomance from Nick Nolte. Perfectly captures the tone of Vonnegut's intelligent but offbeat… More
Anthony Valletta
Tight script and direction with some good performances in this underrated WW2 drama.