|Falling from Grace|
|Directed by||John Mellencamp|
|Story by||Larry McMurtry|
|Distributed by||Columbia Pictures|
|Box office||$231,826 (US)|
The 100-minute drama film is the acting and directorial debut of rock singer John Mellencamp. It also stars Mariel Hemingway, Claude Akins, Dub Taylor, Kay Lenz, and Larry Crane. The story, by Larry McMurtry, closely follows one of Mellencamp's own: following a country-music celebrity who returns to Indiana with his wife (Hemingway), but cheats with a hometown lover (Lenz), repeating the spiraling lifestyle of his father (Atkins).
The Motion Picture Association of America rated Falling from Grace as PG-13. It was released in the US by Columbia Pictures on February 21, 1992 to 22 theaters. There it earned US$49,708 at the box office on opening weekend, with an overall 45-week return of $231,826 (respectively equivalent to $90,564 and $422,366 in 2019). At 96 minutes, the film was released in the United Kingdom on October 1, 1992. As of December 2020[update], review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes showed a 78-percent positive view of the film, based on nine film critics.
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