Consenting Adults (1992)

Crime / Drama / Mystery / Thriller


Film Review

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Consenting Adults is an American thriller film first released on 5th March 1993, directed by Alan J. Pakula. Cinematography was by Stephen Goldblatt and the film was scored by Michael Small. It stars Kevin Kline, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Kevin Spacey, Rebecca Miller and Forest Whitaker.   It is a Hollywood Pictures production, produced by Pieter Jan Brugge and distributed by Buena Vista Pictures. Location filming was in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.   The film was released with the tagline: "Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's wife."   It is a color film and runs to 1 hour and 39 minutes.  

Our overall rating for Consenting Adults is: good - passable entertainment.

Other memorable films that have been directed by Alan J. Pakula include: Klute (1971), Starting Over (1979), Sophie's Choice (1982) and Presumed Innocent (1990). The actor Kevin Kline has also appeared in: Dave (1993), A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999), Life as a House (2001) and Joueuse (2009).

Other crime/drama/mystery/thriller films from USA that are worth watching include: Fritz Lang's The Blue Gardenia (1953), Rudolph Maté's D.O.A. (1950), Sidney Lanfield's The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939), Roy William Neill's Sherlock Holmes Faces Death (1943) and Roy William Neill's Terror by Night (1946).




Film Credits

  • Director: Alan J. Pakula
  • Script: Matthew Chapman
  • Cinematographer: Stephen Goldblatt
  • Music: Michael Small
  • Cast: Kevin Kline (Richard Parker), Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (Priscilla Parker), Kevin Spacey (Eddy Otis), Rebecca Miller (Kay Otis), Forest Whitaker (David Duttonville), E.G. Marshall (George Gordon), Kimberly McCullough (Lori Parker), Billie Neal (Annie Duttonville), Benjamin Hendrickson (Jimmy Schwartz), Lonnie R. Smith Jr. (Dr. Pettering), Joe Mulherin (Bo), Rick Hinkle (Singer in Mahoney's Band), Artis Edwards Jr. (Atlanta Police Officer), Jerry Campbell (Prison Guard), Ginny Parker (Martha), Judson Vaughn (Max Roth), Ed Grady (Mr. Watkins), Suzanne Stewart (Mrs. Watkins), Bruce Evers (Maxie), Nance Plachta (Woman in Blues Connection), L. Warren Young (Musician in Blues Connection), Edward Seamon (Hotel Desk Clerk), Shelly Pinsky (Woman in Drawing Room), Thomas Saccio (Johnny Rocco), D.L. Anderson (Phone Company Woman)
  • Editor: Sam O'Steen
  • Set designer: Gretchen Rau
  • Costume designer: Gary Jones, Ann Roth
  • Producer: Pieter Jan Brugge, Katie Jacobs, Alan J. Pakula, David Permut
  • Production company: Hollywood Pictures, Touchwood Pacific Partners 1
  • Country: USA
  • Language: English
  • Support: Color
  • Runtime: 99 min




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