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Mr Jones


Time Out says

Mike Figgis's film began as a brooding account of the affair between Mr Jones (Gere), an erratic depressive, and Libbie (Olin), his dedicated, love-struck psychiatrist. But Gere, it seems, resisting typecasting and attempting to give his role some depth, started panic bells ringing in Hollywood executive offices. With the result that post-production tampering reduced an apparently sombre film - about (among other matters) whether the psychiatrist has the right to deprive Jones of his sometimes dangerous 'highs' - to an essentially empty, over-hyped, feel-good movie. In its present state, the film veers unsteadily between overblown romance and a portrait of a disturbed and pained man as a wacky guy who's fun to be with. Small wonder that the director has disowned the release version.

Release Details

  • Duration:114 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Mike Figgis
  • Screenwriter:Eric Roth, Michael Cristofer
  • Cast:
    • Richard Gere
    • Lena Olin
    • Anne Bancroft
    • Tom Irwin
    • Delroy Lindo
    • Bruce Altman
    • Lauren Tom
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