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American Perfekt


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Psychological drama starring Robert Forster. On her way from LA to Utah, Sandra Thomas is driven off the road by a mysterious station wagon. She is helped by Jake Nyman , a passing motorist, whose car also breaks down. As they wait for assistance, Nyman flips a coin and discusses the nature of chance.
Director Paul Chart (1997, 15) (S) Films: pp 49-79***


Unknown: Robert Forster.
Unknown: Sandra Thomas
Unknown: Jake Nyman
Director: Paul Chart
Dr Jake Nyman: Robert Forster
Sandra Thomas: Amanda Plummer
Alice Thomas: Fairuza Balk
Ernest Santini: David Thewtis
Sheriff Frank Noonan: Paul Sorvino
Willy: Geoffrey Lewis
Sammy Goodall: Chris Sarandon
Shirley Dutton: Joanna Gleason

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