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Simpatico Criminally wasting a cast of former Oscar nominees (including Sharon Stone), the ''opened-up'' Sam Shepard play Simpatico bogs down...SimpaticoDramaPT112MR Criminally wasting a cast of former Oscar nominees (including Sharon Stone), the ''opened-up'' Sam Shepard play Simpatico bogs down...2000-09-01Albert FinneyCatherine KeenerSharon StoneAlbert Finney, Catherine Keener, Sharon Stone
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Simpatico

Genre: Drama; Starring: Jeff Bridges, Nick Nolte, Albert Finney, Catherine Keener, Sharon Stone; Director: Matthew Warchus; Author: Sam Shepard; Runtime (in minutes): 112; MPAA Rating: R

Criminally wasting a cast of former Oscar nominees (including Sharon Stone), the ”opened-up” Sam Shepard play Simpatico bogs down in murky motivations and showy dramatics. It revolves around a wealthy horse breeder (Bridges) and his down-and-out ex-friend (Nolte), who once fixed a race and are still haunted by guilt and self-loathing. But what’s this about exchanging personalities? What may have been resonant on stage feels forced on screen. C-