Was it funny?
To us it was.
But it's not funny now.
It's not funny now. I'm a cop and I
gotta listen to all the complaints
people make. I'm not a kid anymore.
I bet you did lots of bad things.
What are you talking about?
I just think you used to be bad.
No. I didn't used to be bad. No sir.
Where do you get this stuff? From
No. She doesn't talk about you
costume contest. Wade nods to various townspeople.
We're looking for the funniest
costume! And the scariest! And the
most imaginative! And the best costume
Got here just in time. Go ahead.
Jump in line. Maybe you'll win a
Go on, Jill. Some of those kids you
I don't want to.
Why? Why not? You know these kids
from when you went to school here.
It hasn't been that long.
It's not that.
I want to go home.
(Wade kneels down)
I don't like it here.
Synopsis: Affliction is an American drama film produced in 1997, written and directed by Paul Schrader from the novel by Russell Banks. It stars Nick Nolte, Sissy Spacek, James Coburn and Willem Dafoe. Affliction tells the story of Wade Whitehouse, a small-town policeman in New Hampshire. Detached from the people around him, including a dominating father and a divorced wife, he becomes obsessed with the solving of a fatal hunting accident, leading to a series of tragic events.