The Osterman Weekend

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The Osterman Weekend ★★ 1983 (R)

Peckinpah was said to have disliked the story and the script in this, his last film, which could account for the convoluted and confusing end result. Adding to the problem is the traditional difficulty of adapting Ludlum's complex psychological thrillers for the screen. The result: cast members seem to not quite “get it” as they portray a group of friends, one of whom has been convinced by the CIA that the others are all Soviet spies. 102m/C VHS, DVD . Burt Lancaster, Rutger Hauer, Craig T. Nelson, Dennis Hopper, John Hurt, Chris Sarandon, Meg Foster, Helen Shaver; D: Sam Peckinpah; M: Lalo Schifrin.

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