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Eye for an Eye

The movie Eye for an Eye was based on the book Eye for an Eye.

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Movie details for Eye for an Eye

The movie was released in 1996 and directed by John Schlesinger, who also directed The Believers (1987). Eye for an Eye was produced by Paramount. More information on the movie is available on Amazon.com and also IMDb.

Actors on this movie include Sally Field, Ed Harris, Olivia Burnette, Alexandra Kyle, Kiefer Sutherland, Joe Mantegna, Beverly D'Angelo, Darrell Larson, Charlayne Woodard, Philip Baker Hall, Keith David, Wanda Acuna, Geoffrey Rivas, Armin Shimerman, Natalia Nogulich, Nicholas Cascone, Stella Garcia, Justine Johnston, Wayne Pére and Joan Crowe.

 

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Sally Field stars in this well-crafted revenge thriller. Eye for an Eye follows Karen McCann (Field) after her teenage daughter is raped and murdered. At first, she sinks into depression and paranoia; but, when the killer (Kiefer Sutherland) is caught, t... Read More
Sally Field stars in this well-crafted revenge thriller. Eye for an Eye follows Karen McCann (Field) after her teenage daughter is raped and murdered. At first, she sinks into depression and paranoia; but, when the killer (Kiefer Sutherland) is caught, then released on a technicality, she becomes obsessed and begins to track him in his neighborhood. Her single-mindedness begins to distance her from her husband (Ed Harris). Finally, when the killer threatens her younger daughter, she decides to take matters into her own hands. Eye for an Eye is not exactly a balanced examination of justice and revenge--Sutherland's killer is a relentless monster--but it does approach the conflict from many points of view, articulated by a superb supporting cast, including Joe Mantegna, Beverly D'Angelo, Charlayne Woodard, Philip Baker Hall, Keith David, and Donal Logue. It's directed with professional skill by John Schlesinger (Midnight Cowboy, Marathon Man). --Bret Fetzer

Book details for Eye for an Eye

Eye for an Eye was written by Erika Holzer. The book was published in 1994 by Backinprint.com. More information on the book is available on Amazon.com.

 

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“Lawyer-turned-novelist Erika Holzer’s Eye for an Eye is a disturbing look at street gangs, urban violence, the criminal justice system—a story of vigilantism growing out of the ongoing American obsession with law and order. Impassioned... Read More
“Lawyer-turned-novelist Erika Holzer’s Eye for an Eye is a disturbing look at street gangs, urban violence, the criminal justice system—a story of vigilantism growing out of the ongoing American obsession with law and order. Impassioned characters, sharp terse writing—a sort of American Clockwork Orange. Highly recommended.”
—Nelson DeMille.

“Blistering.