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Mother Night

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  • Runtime: 1 hr. 54 min.
  • Genres: Anti-War Film, Psychological Drama, Spy Film, Unglamorized Spy Film, War Spy Film, Drama, Satire
  • Director:Keith Gordon
  • Cast:Nick Nolte. Full cast + crew


Kurt Vonnegut Jr. once summarized the moral of his novel Mother Night like so: "We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be." In [[Performer~P92106~Keith Gordon~keithgordon]]'s film adaptation of Vonnegut's book, [[Performer~P52916~Nick Nolte~nicknolte]] stars as Howard W. Campbell Jr., an American playwright living in Germany shortly before the U.S. entered World War II. Campbell is essentially apolitical; if he sometimes hobnobs with Nazi leaders, it's only because...more