Edmond. Print. Share. Bookmark. David Mamet A fortune-teller’s teasing rumination sends Edmond lurching into New York City’s hellish underworld, his whole. Edmond has ratings and 21 reviews. Branden said: normally hate Mamet, but i actually surprised myself by liking this one. like literally out of nowhe. Stuart Gordon’s Edmond, from a screenplay by David Mamet, based on his play, had been reportedly turned down by many mainstream studios.

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This page was last edited on 18 Octoberat Mamet certainly managed to even the score between Edmond and his African-American nemeses. Jul 10, Max rated it did not like it.

Edmond tells a edomnd minister what happened, but goes off on a tangentshouting that God has been unfair to him.

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Great example of how plays need scenes that focus on behavior and how a protagonist needs to be singular if a point of view will be achieved. Related News Blu-ray Review: The movie is minimally interesting because of its resolutely anti-Aristotelian method of dragging the audience to a forced contemplation of a less-than-worthless life punished in full and then some. Was this review helpful to you? The responding officer pats Edmond down to mamey the knife in his front jacket pocket.

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Her courage is our blessing. You see the same scramble for the ball and the same drive to the basket at least twice. One begins to wonder if the human race has any future at all.


A furious, unflinching, whirlwind of a play first produced in Edmond utters a line that is nearly an exact quote of one from Hamlet: With a lightning diagnosis, the stranger decides that it all comes down to sex, and he then hands Edmond a card from a nightclub where women are available for a price.

Mar 13, Chuck O’Connor rated it liked it. But on their native world Find out whose getting kissed on NYE. Although he has reported the incident to the correctional officers, they were uninterested and simply said, “It happens. Feb 03, Payam rated it it was ok Shelves: So confusing, but I liked it. We next see him drop in at a bar, where he is soon engaged in conversation by a stranger watching a basketball game on television played by another Mamet regular, Joe Mantegna.

But her feeling of shame drives her to drown herself in the Ganges, after which the film races to a wildly melodramatic climax that manages to be both horrifying and heartwarming at the same time. The rescheduling of a business appointment to 1: Edmond is the ultimate Macy vehicle ad absurdum. Edmond then goes to sleep comfortably alongside his cellmate. Is Liev Really the Greatest? Really enjoyed this script, though I do not like Mamet very much. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Much to my surprise, Water turned out dagid be not an addled piece of agitprop, as I had feared, but quite possibly the best picture of the year thus far, with no fewer than three of the most luminous female performances I have ever seen onscreen. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I can certainly understand the mainstream hesitations. When the minister asks why he murdered the waitress, mwmet has no answer.

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He likes prison because it is simple.

As a screenwriter, he received Oscar nominations for Th David Alan Mamet is an American author, essayist, playwright, screenwriter and film director. The man gives him the address to a strip club, where Edmond is kicked out by a bouncer for not paying for a stripper’s drink. Edmond encourages her to be honest with herself, and to say that she is not an actress but a waitress. And we scorn them. But advertising revenue helps support our journalism.

I think that’s very May 13, Alex Mayer rated it really liked it Shelves: It’s focused and simple but not pedantic or quick to jump to conclusions.

Yet, after watching his progression trough the course of the story, it becomes clear that spiritually he has no soul, and emotionally he’s a shallow but volatile cauldron of disjointed thoughts.

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Mehta has become such a controversial figure in Indian society that Water had to be shot in Sri Lanka after the Indian sets edmonnd Water were destroyed by religious fanatics. Jul 20, RB rated it really liked it.

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