Cinema: Post Mark of Cain

The Post-Mark of Cain


Directed by Bob Rafelson; Screenplay by David Mamet

Bam BAM BAM goes the novel, with the collision force of mean men's fists or lovers' thighs. Chapter One: Frank and Cora meet. Two: they make big bloody love. Three: they plot the murder of her husband Nick. Four: the murder attempt fails. Five: they set out for a life on the road, then split. Six: Frank returns to her. Seven: this time they do kill Nick. Eight: they make love over his corpse. Nine: they are charged with...

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