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49 Ratings

Flesh and Bone

Directed by Steve Kloves
United States, 1993
Drama, Romance, Mystery


Small-time Texas businessman Arlis Sweeney can never shake the memory of his father’s wasted life. What particularly sticks in his craw is the murder committed years earlier by his father and a teenaged accomplice.

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Flesh and Bone Directed by Steve Kloves

Critics reviews

Many reviewers have been calling Flesh and Bone a disappointing follow-up to writer-director Steve Kloves’s refreshing, distinctive first feature, The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989), and they’re right that the movie adds up to a rather disappointing whole. But sometimes movies register more in pieces than in wholes… From the latter vantage point the first half of Kloves’s new movie is probably the best thing he’s done to date.
November 19, 1993
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