Rent Affliction on DVD


1998 Rated R 1hr 55m

Wade Whitehouse (Nick Nolte) is sheriff of a Podunk New Hampshire town, and he's not doing well on the job. Debilitated from years of abuse by his malevolent father (James Coburn), Wade is an abject, drunken failure on the job and family fronts. But when a local businessman is mysteriously killed during a deer hunt, Wade sees the case as a path to redemption. Coburn won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar, and Nolte was nominated for Best Actor.

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Movie Details

1999 Independent Spirit Awards®
1999 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
1999 Academy Award®
Violence and language
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround

Other features

Film highlights, production notes, web access , cast and crew information , trailer(s)