The Osterman Weekend

TitleThe Osterman Weekend
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1983
Series DirectorPeckinpah, Sam
Running Time116 minutes (director's cut)
Date Released11/04/83
Distributor20th Century Fox
CountryUnited States
Mediumfilm
Publication LanguageEnglish
Abstract

A CIA agent seeks revenge for his wife's murder in this late Cold War-era thriller. Laurence Fasset recruits famed tele-journalist John Tanner to uncover his friends' Soviet connections and defect to the United States. Fasset's operation turns into mental torture directed at Tanner as well as his CIA boss

Cast

Rutger Hauer

John Hurt

Craig T. Nelson

Dennis Hopper

Burt Lancaster

Chris Sarandon

Merete Van Kamp

Cassie Yates

Meg Foster

Helen Shaver

Sandy McPeak

Credits

Directed by Sam Peckinpah

Produced by Peter S. Davis and William N. Panzer

Screenplay by Alan Sharp

Story by Ian Masters (Adaptation)

Music by Lalo Schifrin

Cinematography by John Coquillon

Edited by Edward M. Abroms and David Rawlins

Genre

Suspense, Thriller, Action

Full Text

Based on the 1972 novel The Osterman Weekend and director Sam Peckinpah's last film before his death. 

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