Remember My Name

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Largely successful update of the noir-inflected melodramas of the '40s, with Chaplin playing the Stanwyck-style role as the vengeful but sympathetic woman who gets out of prison and returns to her former husband (Perkins) to wreak havoc upon his new marriage. What really distinguishes the film are the tremulous, nervy performances, although Rudolph's direction - while occasionally too arty - is imbued with an admirable generosity towards the characters. Also endowed with a fine blues score by (and performed by) Alberta Hunter, and crisp photography from Tak Fujimoto, it's well worth seeing.

Release details

Duration: 94 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Alan Rudolph
Screenwriter: Alan Rudolph
Cast: Geraldine Chaplin
Anthony Perkins
Moses Gunn
Berry Berenson
Jeff Goldblum
Timothy Thomerson
Alfre Woodard
Marilyn Coleman
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