Austin, a Hollywood screenwriter living comfortably in suburban Arizona, is interrupted by the unexpected arrival of his prodigal brother Lee, whose menacing demeanor and pugilistic attitude draws Austin further and further into conflict until he must finally engage his brother in an intense psychological battle for his ideals, and perhaps even his life.
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Did You Know?
The Off-Broadway premiere of this play took place in December 1980, and featured Tommy Lee Jones and Peter Boyle as Austin and Lee. In 1982 it was staged by the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago, with Gary Sinise and John Malkovich in the roles. This production transferred to Off-Broadway and played for almost two years. Sinise and Malkovich repeated their performances for this TV adaptation. See more
Do you think... there is enough... Goddamn gas... in your car?
[He falls backward into the sink
Referenced in Adaptation.