Stormy Monday

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Stormy Monday ★★ ½ 1988 (R)

An American developer conspires to strike it rich in Newcastle, England real estate by resorting to violence and political manipulations. Sting plays the jazz club owner who opposes him. Slow plot, but acted and directed well; interesting photography. 108m/C VHS, DVD . GB Melanie Griffith, Tommy Lee Jones, Sting, Sean Bean, James Cosmo, Mark Long, Brian Lewis; D: Mike Figgis; W: Mike Figgis; C: Roger Deakins; M: Mike Figgis.