R | | Drama
A prep school student needing money agrees to "babysit" a blind man, but the job is not at all what he anticipated.
Al Pacino would often remain in character off set, using his cane to walk with and never looking at anyone when they talked to him.
Lt. Col. Frank Slade:
I asked you a question. Do you want me to adopt ya or don't ya?
Charlie Simms: Please? I mean, you're just in a slump right now.
Lt. Col. Frank Slade: Slump? No slump Charlie. I'm bad. I'm not bad no. I'm rotten.
Charlie Simms: You're not bad. You're just in pain.
Lt. Col. Frank Slade: What do you know about pain? hmm? ...
When Pacino falls on Park Ave, his hair is messed and dry. When they get back to the hotel immediately after, his hair is slicked back and obviously wet.
The heavily edited network TV version was disowned by director Martin Brest, and credits "Allen Smithee" as director.
$357,468 (USA) (23 December 1992)
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