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210 Ratings

The Blackout

Directed by Abel Ferrara
United States, 1997
Drama, Thriller, Crime


Dumped by his girlfriend (Béatrice Dalle) because of his excesses with alcohol and drugs, Matty (Matthew Modine), a Hollywood actor sick and tired of his life, spends a wild night with his friend Mickey (Dennis Hopper), remembering absolutely nothing the next day. Then nightmares start.

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The Blackout
Directed by Abel Ferrara

Awards & Festivals

Festival de Cannes

1997 | Out of Competition

Toronto International Film Festival

1997 | Special Presentations

International Film Festival Rotterdam

1998 | Main Programme

San Sebastián International Film Festival

2005 | Getting to Know Abel Ferrara

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