The Blackout (1997)


Matty is an actor whose career is on the fast track; however, he’s not able to handle the pressures of life in Hollywood, so he heads to Miami to recharge his emotional batteries. Given Miami’s night life, this might not have been the wisest choice he could have made, as he’s soon sunk deep in a sea of drink and drugs.

Director: Abel Ferrara.
Writers: Abel Ferrara, Marla Hanson & Christ Zois (screenplay).
Stars: Matthew Modine, Béatrice Dalle, Claudia Schiffer, Dennis Hopper, Sarah Lassez, Laura Bailey, Victoria Duffy.


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  1. Gabrielle
    April 19, 2018

    Excited to see this one. Thank you so very much!

  2. Raymond
    October 19, 2019

    I love audiovisually layered and dynamic films like this! The beautiful ways it unfolds itself, and the depths to which the story is able to be expressed through such skillful use of the film medium. Will not forget it.

  3. November 17, 2021

    Great movie, Abel Ferrera at his best.
    Great performances and dark ending too.

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