Slow Burn (1986 film)
Arthur Lyons (novel)
|Directed by||Matthew Chapman|
Raymond J. Barry
|Theme music composer||Loek Dikker|
|Country of origin||United States|
Stefanie Staffin Kowal
|Running time||92 minutes|
Castles Burning Productions Inc.|
MCA Pay Television
Universal Pay Television
Slow Burn is a 1986 American television drama film noir presented by Joel Schumacher and directed by Matthew Chapman. Chapman also adapted screenplay from the novel of Arthur Lyons named Castles Burning. Film stars include Eric Roberts, Beverly D'Angelo, Dennis Lipscomb, Raymond J. Barry, Johnny Depp, Anne Schedeen, Henry Gibson and Dan Hedaya.
Jacob Asch (Roberts) is hired by Gerald McMurty (Barry) to find his ex-wife Laine and their son in Palm Springs. Jacob finds Laine and a teenager named Donnie who may or may not be Gerald's son. He also finds an intricate web of deceit and betrayal that begin to lead to death. He takes it upon himself to unravel the mystery and find out who is killing people and why. Johnny Depp appeared as Donnie Fleischer, the missing insightful rich son of McMurty who only wants to be loved. The film was set and shot in Palm Springs, California.
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