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Affliction (1997)

James Coburn as "Glen Whitehouse"

In a small New Hampshire town, washed-up cop Wade Whitehouse (Nick Nolte) has a troubled past, an abusive father (James Coburn), the contempt of his ex-wife (Mary Beth Hurt) and an unimpressive streak as a lawman. When hunting guide Jack Hewitt (Jim True) reports a businessman's accidental death during a hunting trip, Wade believes he has a chance to turn around his life, if he can prove it was murder. Increasingly obsessed, Wade begins to lose his composure during the investigation.

Academy Award (1997) Won Best Supporting Actor
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1997) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

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