- Sorry, this item is not available in
- Image not available
- To view this video download Flash Player
The darkest of the filmic trilogy that unites husband and wife Dennis Quaid and Meg Ryan, "Flesh and Bone" is a grimly affecting tale of two lonely lives, one unexpectedly, dramatically affected by the other. Quaid is the tragic Arlis, condemned to running away from memories of his horrific childhood. His is a life on the road, replenishing vending machines including one with a live chicken and predictions of the future. Ryan's unhappily wed Kay fears a past that Arlis is inextricably tied to. Still, they're drawn to each other. Then Arlis's father, the amoral Roy (an appropriately frightening James Caan), shows up and interferes and intervenes. Joining Roy is the benignly malevolent Ginnie (a sharp Gwyneth Paltrow in her first significant role). The film is written and directed by underused Steve Kloves, who wrote the lovely "Racing with the Moon", and who wrote and directed "The Fabulous Baker Boys".\n For "Flesh", Ryan is at her throaty, dark best, and Quaid's pain is etched on his face. The couple works very well together in this film, their first as a married couple ("Innerspace" and "D.O.A." were made pre-nup). It's not the romantic light comedy both Quaid and Ryan had later success with, but it's a very effective and compelling film, despite its devastating tale. "--N.F. Mendoza"
This was the music from the flim.I did not like how short most of the songs were on this cd.Published 2 months ago by sooner1200
Both James Caan and Meg Ryan do a very good job playing against type. Good movie.Published 4 months ago by Glyph45
This thriller grabs you and holds your interest so you can't stop watching it!Published 4 months ago by patrice k.