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The Grifters (1991)

NOTE: This commentary is only available on the "Collector's Series" Grifters DVD.

Commentaries on this disc:

Commentary 1: Director Stephen Frears, screenwriter Donald Westlake, and actors John Cusack and Angelica Huston Rating:7.5/10 (2 votes) [graph]Login to vote or review
Reviewed by Station51 on February 15th, 2016:Find all reviews by Station51
Everyone is pre-recorded and gets approx. 1 minute each. This is a little disorienting and disruptive but whoever edited it together did an interesting job. It seems to work to give you a wide and varied aspect of insight into the making of the film and it does have a certain flow. Anette Benning is missing which is too bad because I would have liked her take on all of the nude scenes.
Everyone tries but no one can successfully describe this strange movie that appears to be a black comedy, plays like a crime-thriller and might be more of a Greek tragedy. This movie would not likely get made today. They wouldnt know how to market it.