Starring Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange, Juliette Lewis, Joe Don Baker and Robert Mitchum, "Cape Fear" (also known as "Kap der Angst", "Cape Fear - il promontorio della paura") is a Crime/Drama/Horror/Thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese, and written by Wesley Strick (screenplay) and James R. Webb (earlier screenplay), released on November 13 of 1991 in the USA.
There is nothing in the dark that isn't there in the light. Except fear.
Who directed "Cape Fear":
Cape Fear was directed by Martin Scorsese, an American director, producer, actor, and writer.
Before directing Cape Fear, Martin Scorsese had directed Goodfellas, released in 1990, New York Stories (1989), The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), The Color of Money (1986), After Hours (1985), and The King of Comedy (1983). Since, he directed The Age of Innocence, released in 1993, Casino (1995), Kundun (1997), Gangs of New York (2002), The Aviator (2004), and The Departed (2006).
What was the release date of "Cape Fear":
Cape Fear was initially released on Wednesday, November 13, 1991, in the United States. Also released on this day was Beauty and the Beast (dir. Gary Trousdale and Kirk Wise). This was twenty-eight (28) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, March 06, 1992 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, March 18, 1992 in France; Thursday, February 27, 1992 in Germany; Wednesday, March 11, 1992 in Spain and on Thursday, January 09, 1992 in Australia.
What is the casting of "Cape Fear":
At the casting of Cape Fear we find Robert De Niro, previously seen in Backdraft (1991) and Guilty by Suspicion (1991); Nick Nolte (Another 48 Hrs. (1990), Q & A (1990)); Jessica Lange (Music Box (1989), Everybody's All-American (1988)) [ more... ]
- Martin Balsam and Robert Mitchum, Gregory Peck also appeared together in Cape Fear, released in 1962.
- Robert De Niro and Illeana Douglas can both be seen in Goodfellas, released in 1990.
- Illeana Douglas and Nick Nolte also appeared in New York Stories, released in 1989.
- Martin Balsam and Robert Mitchum can also be seen in The Good Guys and the Bad Guys, released in 1969.
What is the Storyline of "Cape Fear":
Sam Bowden (Nick Nolte) is a lawyer in the quiet town of New Essex, North Carolina. Max Cady (Robert De Niro) is a former client whom Bowden had defended fourteen years previously when he was working as a public defender in Atlanta. Cady, who was being tried for the rape and battery of a young woman, was illiterate at the time and unable to read a report Bowden had kept hidden from the court, that might have lightened Cady's sentence or even acquitted him had Bowden brought it to light. Bowden had kept it [...]
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