Cinema: Odd Man Out

Odd Man Out SAINT JACK

Directed by Peter Bogdanovich Screenplay by Howard Sackler, Paul Theroux and Peter Bogdanovich

When a director's three latest films are commercial and critical bombs like Daisy Miller, At Long Last Love and Nickelodeon, where does he go next? In Peter Bogdanovich's case, it is back to basics. Saint Jack, the director's first film since 1976, is a sharp departure from the projects of his Hollywood heyday. Adapted from a Paul Theroux novel set in Singapore, the movie has a small budget, no big stars and not a single loving...

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