Affliction is a 1997 American drama film written and directed by Paul Schrader, adapted from the 1989 novel of the same name by Russell Banks. It stars Nick Nolte, Sissy Spacek, James Coburn and Willem Dafoe.
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.
|award||Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor|
|keywords||act bloody nose board of selectmen buy car chase conspiracy detach drink end even frozen to death halloween halloween night hunting accident hunting guide hypothermia kill land developer murder nothing obsess real man run away selectman ski resort suffer|
|nomination||Academy Award for Best Actor Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor|
|productionCompany||Kingsgate Films Largo Entertainment|
|publisher||Lions Gate Films|