• R , 1 hr 40 min
  • Drama
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The Blackout (1997) Synopsis
An actor (Matthew Modine) delves deeply into drugs, alcohol and sex.
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Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
This isn't a Ferrara classic like "King of New York," but even his less- memorable pictures carry an eccentric kick no other director could...
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50

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Abel Ferrara's gift for getting actors to dredge up the ugliest muck in their souls and bare it onscreen is used to strong effect in this...
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40

The New York Times

By Dave Kehr
Like most of Mr. Ferrara's films, The Blackout takes place in a trance state -- events are fuzzy, line readings even fuzzier. There are...
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30

Variety

By Emanuel Levy
Ferrara has made a film that's always visually arresting, but one that lacks emotional and dramatic sense -- a recurrent weakness in his...
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Rated R