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The Myth of Fingerprints Details

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A family is torn between their need to air out their dirty laundry and their habit of sweeping things under the rug in this emotional drama. Hal (Roy Scheider) and Lena (Blythe Danner) are a successful but emotionally frosty New England couple whose four adult children are coming home for Thanksgiving. Strapping Jake (Michael Vartan) brings along his new girlfriend Margaret (Hope Davis), but while her affection for him is obvious, he's not sure how he feels about her. Mia (Julianne Moore), an alternately reserved and sexually ravenous art gallery worker, also brings her current lover, the nervous and unstable Elliot (Brian Kerwin). Leigh (Laurel Holloman) seems happier and better adjusted than her siblings, but she still hasn't resolved her long-standing rivalry with Mia. And Warren (Noah Wyle), who hasn't seen his parents for three years, has a bitter grudge against his father and hasn't been able to get his former girlfriend Daphne (Arija Bareikis) out of his mind. Co-star Noah Wyle also served as associate producer. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

  • Release date:September 17, 1997

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Independent Spirit Awards Roy Scheider Best Supporting Actor 1997 Nominee

Crew

Bart Freundlich
Director
Bart Freundlich
Producer
Mary Jane Skalski
Producer
Tim Perell
Producer
Bart Freundlich
Screenwriter
Stephen Kazmierski
Cinematographer
David Bridie
Songwriter
Kate Williams
Editor
Susan Bolles
Production Designer
John McFarlane
Art Director
Noah Wyle
Associate Producer
Howard Bernstein
Associate Producer
James Schamus
Executive Producer
Ted Hope
Executive Producer
Catherine Pierson
Set Designer
Jesse Feigelman
Sound/Sound Designer
David Wechsler
First Assistant Director
Douglas Aibel
Casting
Victoria McGarry
Line Producer
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