The Razor's Edge 1984

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The Razor's Edge ★★½ 1984 (PG-13)

A beautifully filmed but idiosyncratic version of the W. Somerset Maugham novel. WWI-ravaged Larry Darrell combs the world in search of the meaning of life. Murray is a little too old and sardonic to seem really tortured. Russell is great as the loser he rescues. Subtly unique, with real shortcomings. 129m/C VHS, DVD . Bill Murray, Catherine Hicks, Theresa Russell, Denholm Elliott, James Keach, Peter Vaughan, Saeed Jaffrey, Brian DoyleMurray; D: John Byrum; W: John Byrum; M: Jack Nitzsche.