92 in the Shade
|92 in the Shade|
|Directed by||Thomas McGuane|
|Produced by||Georges Pappas|
|Written by||Thomas McGuane|
|Music by||Michael J. Lewis|
|Cinematography||Michael C. Butler|
|Edited by||Ed Rothkowitz|
|Distributed by||United Artists|
92 in the Shade is a 1975 American drama film written and directed by Thomas McGuane, based on his 1973 novel of the same name, it stars Peter Fonda, Warren Oates, Elizabeth Ashley and Margot Kidder.
The story centers on Tom Skelton, a young man who opens a charter fishing business in Key West, Florida. He enters into a rivalry with a local sea captain named Dance and his partner Carter, who steal one of the new fishing guide's clients. Skelton retaliates by burning Dance's boat.
- Peter Fonda as Tom Skelton
- Warren Oates as Nicholas Dance
- Margot Kidder as Miranda
- Burgess Meredith as Goldsboro
- Harry Dean Stanton as Carter
- Elizabeth Ashley as Jeannie Carter
- Sylvia Miles as Bella
- John Quade as Roy
Thomas McGuane directed the film and wrote the script. He was married to one of the film's female stars and had a scandalous affair with the other, as detailed in the autobiography Actress authored by Elizabeth Ashley.
Although the film was a box-office failure, a January 22, 1976 The New York Times review described it as "a more satisfying picture" than Rancho Deluxe, another 1975 film written by Thomas McGuane.
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