Nobody's Fool (1986 film)

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Nobody's Fool
Nobody's Fool 1986.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Evelyn Purcell
Written by Beth Henley
Music by James Newton Howard
Distributed by Island Pictures
Release date
  • November 7, 1986 (1986-11-07)
Running time
107 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Box office $563,358

Nobody's Fool is a 1986 comedy film written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Beth Henley. It stars Rosanna Arquette, Eric Roberts and Mare Winningham. The film is a romantic drama/comedy involving the lead character Cassie (played by Rosanna Arquette) who seeks love, and escape from her mundane ordinary life. A traveling Shakespeare troupe offers a community acting workshop, offering Cassie a chance to explore her inner self and find a new interest, including Riley Hood (played by Eric Roberts) the person in charge of lighting for the stage troupe. Riley pursues Cassie for romance. Romance, heartache, breakup, and romantic confusion as Cassie tries to resolve her feelings for her old boyfriend Billy and her feelings for her new interest in Riley.

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