R | | Drama
An alcoholic drifter spends Halloween in his home town of Albany, New York after returning there for the first time in decades.
The movie's source 1983 "Ironweed" novel by William Kennedy won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1984.
Oh God, it's too damn cold out here. Hey, Francis.
Francis Phelan: Hey, Pee Wee.
Pee Wee: Have you come back?
Francis Phelan: Yeah. You, uh, seen Helen around?
Pee Wee: No. I haven't seen her in a couple days.
Francis Phelan: Well, I'll catch up with her.
When Francis returns to his wife's house, the kitchen floor has 12-inch vinyl composite tiles (VCT tiles). While VCT did exist in the 1930s, they were only in the 9 inch size. 12 inch VCTs were not made until the 1970s.
$36,973 (USA) (20 December 1987)
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