Paul Newman stars as Henry Manning, a career bank robber who finds himself in prison after an unfortunate twist of fate. Faking a stroke, Manning is moved from the joint to a quiet rest home where he is cared for by nurse and adrenaline junkie, Carol Ann McKay (Fiorentino) who is languishing in boredom with her high school sweetheart husband, Wayne (Mulroney). Suspecting Manning is not as comatose as he appears, Carol forces him to
The anamorphically enhanced 1.78:1 DVD exhibits a picture with fully saturated colors, accurate fleshtones and deep blacks. Images are sharp and detailed, with nicely rendered contrast and shadow delineation. Minor pixelization is noticed, occasionally creating
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