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After Dark, My Sweet Movies & Media Adaptations

James Thompson
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After Dark, My Sweet appeared as a 1990 film version. Starring Jason Patric as Collins and Bruce Dern as Uncle Bud, it is pronounced by Thompson's biographer, Michael McCauley, to be "bravely understated and staunchly faithful to Thompson's novel," capturing "the three-way dance of mistrust between Kid Collins, Fay and Uncle Bud." This positive critique contrasts with other film versions of Thompson's works, such as The Killer Within Me, staring Stacy Keatch, which remains a flat imitation of Thompson's most disturbing first-person narrator.

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