True West (1986)

Genres - Comedy Drama, Theater  |   Sub-Genres - Psychological Drama, Family Drama  |   Run Time - 110 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Originally aired on American public television, True West is a filmed performance of the Steppenwolf Theater Company's production of Sam Shepard's sibling rivalry play. John Malkovich plays a drifter who comes back home to patch up differences--as well instigate new ones--with his brother, a Hollywood screenwriter played by Gary Sinise.

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brother, drifter, estrangement, screenwriter, desert

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High Artistic Quality