UW Cinematheque: Westlake on Film
The Grifters | USA | 1990 | 35mm | 114 min. Director: Stephen Frears
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
4070 Vilas Hall
Cast: Anjelica Huston, John Cusack, Annette Bening Small-time conman Roy (Cusack), is reluctantly drawn into bigger crimes by his long-estranged mother, Lily (Huston), and his cunning girlfriend, Myra (Bening). Tough-as-nails and splendidly acted (Huston & Bening both received Oscar nominations), The Grifters was produced by Martin Scorsese, who also provides some voice-over narration.