Movie Preview: Lost gem from the ’90s gets a restoration, re-edit and re-release — Affleck, Weisz, Clayburgh and McGowan — “Going All the Way”

Quite a cast assembled for this Mark Pellington film based on a Dan Wakefield novel.

Future Oscar winners Ben Affleck and Rachel Weisz, and Jill Clayburgh, Lesley Anne Warren, Amy Locane, Rose McGowan and Jeremy Davies assembled for a a Beat era tale of two Korean War vets who come home to lives of existential angst and disconnection.

This is being labeled a “director’s re edit,” and a “Sundance hit,” which is kind of contradictory. Can’t recall the story on why this never got much of a release. Author or studio imposed limitations on how it was cut? Director acknowledging now that it just didn’t “play?”

Nov. 7, we find out what the fuss should have been about.


About Roger Moore

Movie Critic, formerly with McClatchy-Tribune News Service, Orlando Sentinel, published in Spin Magazine, The World and now published here, Orlando Magazine, Autoweek Magazine
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