Share

Watch It

On DVD: Now | On Blu-ray: TBD

Bright Angel Details

FULL SYNOPSIS

This contemporary western stars Dermot Mulroney as a Montana teenager whose sanity is being eroded by his parent's domestic squabbles. Linking up with Lili Taylor, a Wyoming-bound transient with a checkered history, Mulroney embarks upon an odyssey of self-discovery. Unfortunately, he persists in crossing the paths of people even more emotionally disturbed than his mother and father. Adapted by Richard Ford from two of his short stories, Bright Angel is a film of short, pithy vignettes, handled with subtlety and sensitivity-at least until the unexpectedly brutal finale. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

  • Release date:June 14, 1991

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Independent Spirit Awards Sheila McCarthy Best Supporting Actress 1991 Nominee
Independent Spirit Awards Lili Taylor Best Actress 1991 Nominee

Cast

Dermot Mulroney
as George Russell
Lili Taylor
as Lucy
Sam Shepard
as Jack Russell
Valerie Perrine
as Aileen Russell
Bill Pullman
as Bob
Sheila McCarthy
as Nina
Burt Young
as Art Falcone
Mary Kay Place
as Judy
Kevin Tighe
as Man
Delroy Lindo
as Harley
Benjamin Bratt
as Claude
Tom Connelly
as 1st Switchman
Fred Oakland
as Greyhound Ticket Agent
Alex Bulltail
as Sherman
Myrna Wilken
as Barmaid
Ed Kraft
as 2nd Switchman
Julia Omvig
as Barmaid
Irving Jefferson
as Boxing Indian
Tyde Kierney
as Detective
Will Patton
as Woody
Julia Omvig
as Barmaid
Tyde Kierney
as Detective
Ed Kraft
as 2nd Switchman
Irving Jefferson
as Boxing Indian
Fred Oakland
as Greyhound Ticket Agent
Tom Connelly
as 1st Switchman
Myrna Wilken
as Barmaid
Alex Bulltail
as Sherman

Crew

Michael Fields
Director
Sue Baden-Powell
Producer
Robert MacLean
Producer
Paige Simpson
Producer
Stuart Regen
Producer
Elliot Davis
Cinematographer
Christopher Young
Composer (Music Score)
Melody London
Editor
Clement Barclay
Editor
Marcia Hinds-Johnson
Production Designer
Derek Gibson
Executive Producer
John Daly
Executive Producer
Karen Patch
Costume Designer
Advertisement