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Released in the USA on December 30 of 1998, "Affliction" (also known as "Gejagte, Der") is a Drama/Thriller film directed by Paul Schrader, and written by Paul Schrader (screenplay) . Nick Nolte is starring, alongside Brigid Tierney, Holmes Osborne, Tim Post, Marian Seldes and Janine Theriault.

Wade Whitehouse is frightened to death of following in his father's footsteps.

Who is the director of "Affliction":

Affliction was directed by Paul Schrader, an American writer, director, producer, and actor.

Before making Affliction, Paul Schrader had directed Light Sleeper, released in 1992, The Comfort of Strangers (1990), Patty Hearst (1988), Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985), Cat People (1982), and American Gigolo (1980). Since, he directed Forever Mine, released in 1999, Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist (2005), Adam Resurrected (2008).

When was "Affliction" released:

Affliction was initially released on Wednesday, December 30, 1998, in the United States. Other films released on Wednesday, December 30, 1998 are Hilary and Jackie (dir. Anand Tucker), The Hi-Lo Country (dir. Stephen Frears), Another Day in Paradise, and Another Day in Paradise. This was twenty (20) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, February 19, 1999 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, February 03, 1999 in France; Thursday, February 12, 1998 in Germany; Thursday, August 28, 1997 in Italy; Friday, May 08, 1998 in Spain; Thursday, September 30, 1999 in Australia and on Saturday, June 24, 2000 in Japan.

What is the cast of "Affliction":

At the casting of Affliction we find Nick Nolte, previously seen in Afterglow (1997) and Nightwatch (1997); Brigid Tierney (Rainbow (1995), The Paper Boy (1994)); Holmes Osborne (That Thing You Do! (1996), Kansas (1988)) [ more... ]

  • Brigid Tierney, Tim Post and Sheena Larkin also appeared in Levity, released in 2003.
  • Nick Nolte and James Coburn also appeared together in The Player, released in 1992.
  • Wayne Robson and Mary Beth Hurt also appeared together in Parents, released in 1989.
  • Paul Stewart and Tim Post have both also be seen in The Assignment, released in 1997.

What is the Storyline of "Affliction":

The film begins with a voice-over narration by Rolfe Whitehouse, announcing the story of his brother Wade's "strange criminal behavior" and subsequent disappearance.

Wade Whitehouse is a small-town policeman in New Hampshire. On Halloween night, Wade meets his daughter Jill from his divorced marriage, but he is late and the evening is overshadowed by disharmony. Jill eventually calls her mother to come and pick her up. When his ex-wife finally arrives, Wade shoves her lover against their car and [...]

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