FILM TITLE: THE FORGER
GENRE:
CONSUMER ADVICE: 16 L
DISTRIBUTOR: NU METRO FILMS
DIRECTOR: PHILIP MARTIN
MAIN CAST: JOHN TRAVOLTA
JENNIFER EHLE
LANGUAGE: STRONG IMPACT , FREQUENT
NUDITY: NONE
PREJUDICE: NONE
SEX: NONE
VIOLENCE: MILD TO MODERATE , INFREQUENT , BRIEF
BLASPHEMY: LOW IMPACT , INFREQUENT
DRUG ABUSE: NONE
COMMENTS: THIS IS A CRIME DRAMA THAT TELLS THE STORY OF RAYMOND CARTER WHO IS A CONVICTED FORGER SERVING HIS SENTENCE IN PRISON AND SEEKS TO BE REALEASED IN ORDER TO SPEND TIME WITH HIS TERMINALLY ILL SON HOWEVER HE IS DENIED AN APPEAL AND HAS TO TURN TO HIS CRIMINAL FRIENDS TO GET HIM OUT OF PRISON . MATERIAL EXPLORES THEMES THAT ARE MATURE AND COMPLEX AND RELATE TO DEALING WITH CRIME ,COERCION ,BLACKMAIL TERMINAL ILLNESS, MAKING AMENDS AND IS GET IN A TONE THAT GIVES GREAT IMPORTANCE TO FAMILY LOVE AMONGST CRIMINALS . OTHER THEMES ARE OF APPRECIATION OF ART TEENAGER ENTERING ADULTHOOD ,GRANTING A DYING MAN HIS WISHES ,ADDICTION BETRAYAL ,IMPORTANCE OF FAMILY AND HOW TERMINAL ILLNESS AFFECTS THE FAMILY AND FAMILY ACCEPTING THE POSSIBILITY OF DEATH OF A LOVED ONE.