The Making of 'The Mean Season'

Synopsis: This documentary treats movie fans to a behind-the-scenes look at the making of The Mean Season, about a crime reporter who finds himself targeted by a glory-seeking murderer. Includes interviews with stars Kurt Russel, Andy Garcia and Mariel Hemingway, as well as the rest of the cast and crew, who share some of their experiences with working on the movie, and discuss some of the efforts that it required.
Genre: Documentary
 
IMDB:
4.7
Year:
1985
11 Views

[Car radio]

WELL, FOLKS,

THE STORM THAT'S BEEN

BATTERING PUERTO RICO

IS HEADING FOR MIAMI.

IT'S PACKING WINDS

OF 90 MILES AN HOUR,

SO BATTEN DOWN THE HATCHES,

SOUTH FLORIDA.

LOOKS LIKE THE MEAN SEASON

IS FINALLY HERE.

COACH DON SHULA WELCOMED

A NEW CROP OF ROOKIES

TO THE MIAMI DOLPHINS'

FIRST TRAINING CAMP SESSION

OF THE YEAR.

HI, MAL.

HOW'S

IT GOING?

HEY, JACK.

HEY! HEY,

WELCOME BACK.

HOW YOU DOING, JIM?

HEY, PORTER.

HOW'S IT GOING?

I THOUGHT YOU WEREN' COMING BACK TILL MONDAY.

TODAY'S FIGURES

CAUGHT EVERYONE BY SURPRISE,

BUT SOME:

PRIVATE ECONOMISTS...

I DON'T THINK

I'M COMING BACK AT ALL.

SAUL, HOW YOU DOING?

MARY LOU.

HI.

WHAT, AREN'T YOU

GOING TO SAY ANYTHING?

DON'T WANT TO INTRUDE.

YOU LOOK TERRIBLE.

HA HA!

WHAT ARE YOU HACKING ON?

MAN'S PET OCELO MAULED HIS WIFE.

THAT SOUNDS GOOD.

LOSE SOMETHING?

A LITTLE ENTHUSIASM,

AMBITION, DRIVE...

TIME, MOSTLY.

,

IT'S BROWN,

IT'S A LITTLE BOOK

AND YOU KNOW:

WHERE IT IS.

I DO NOT.

.

HE'S LEAVING AGAIN

OH.

HE LIKED COLORADO.

I LOVED IT.

I LOVE THE NATURE

OF THEIR NEWS.

[Kathy]

THIS IS TERRIFIC.

NOLAN'S FINALLY GOING

TO KNOW HOW GOOD I AM.

THAT'S WHY I WAN TO QUIT, KATHY.

THERE IT IS.

HOW BUSY ARE YOU?

FOUND A BODY SHOT IN THE HEAD

ON BAGGS BEACH.

I CAN TELL HIM.

GO WHILE:

IT'S STILL NEWS.

I JUST GOT HERE.

GIVE IT TO HER.

I DON'T WANT IT.

SHE'S ONLY BEEN

OUT OF SCHOOL 3 WEEKS.

[Kathy]

THREE YEARS.

YOU DON'T LISTEN.

BILL,

I'M BURNED OUT HERE.

YOU'RE IN A SLUMP.

IT'S MORE THAN THAT.

KATHY, IS THA THE WEEKENDER PIECE?

YES.

O:

SAVE IT. STORM

OFF PUERTO RIC:

.

GOT UPGRADED:

TO A HURRICANE:

HER NAME'S ANNIE.

CAN I HAVE A MINUTE?

I DON'T HAVE

A MINUTE.

I'LL HAVE ONE

LATER. HERE.

LATER.

I CAN COUNT ON IT?

HEY.

PORTER'S

GOING WITH YOU.

O.K., BILL.

TRY AND GE SOME GOOD STILLS

THIS TIME, ANDY.

WHEN YOU GOING:

TO HAVE SOMETHING, DOC?

UM...TUESDAY,

PROBABLY.

WE GOT A SOFTBALL GAME

SUNDAY. WANT TO PLAY?

I DON'T KNOW.

YOU O.K.? HEY.

WHAT'S THE STORY?

COME HERE.

HOW WAS THE TRIP?

NOT BAD.

THE QUALITY OF OUR

LOCAL CRIME HASN' IMPROVED ANY.

I HEAR THAT.

WAS SHE RAPED,

MOLESTED, OR WHAT?

HAD HER CLOTHES ON.

DOC, ANY ACTION?

.

NOT LIKELY:

WHERE'S THAT JOGGER?

IS HE THE GUY:

I WANT TO TALK TO?

OVER THERE.

HI. MALCOLM ANDERSON,

JOURNAL.

HOW ARE YOU?

YOU RUN BY HERE:

EVERY DAY?

COUPLE TIMES A WEEK.

UH-HUH.

YOU MUST,

MUST REALLY HAVE

SHARP EYES, 'CAUSE--

NO, NO. I WAS RUNNING

ALONG THE BEACH,

AND I JUST WALKED UP

THROUGH HERE,

.

AND I ALMOS STEPPED ON HER

IF SOME KID FOUND THIS,

IT REALLY COULD HAVE MESSED

HIM UP FOR A COUPLE YEARS.

TALK TO YOU:

LATER.

YEAH,

I THOUGHT ABOUT THAT.

I GOT A COUPLE OF KIDS.

[Malcolm]

I NEED YOUR NAME.

LISTEN,

I'D RATHER YOU WOULDN'T.

I DON'T WAN TO GET INVOLVED IN THIS.

NO PROBLEM.

THANKS A LOT.

[Car doors slam]

NOTHING LIKE BLOOD,

SHIT, AND HOT WEATHER

TO BRING OUT THE FLIES.

ONE OF THESE DAYS,

I JUST MIGHT CATCH YOU

IN A BAD MOOD.

IT'S NOT GOOD

FOR YOUR HEALTH.

COME ON.

GIVE IT A REST.

IS THIS:

THE GIRL'S FATHER?

MR. HOOKS?

MR. HOOKS?

BLUE CAR, SIR.

YOU TAKING HIM DOWN

TO MAKE THE I.D., RAY?

K:

YEAH. I DON'T THIN

.

THE MOTHER'S

QUITE UP TO I:

CAN I TALK TO HER?

COME HERE.

MRS. HOOKS?

THIS IS:

MALCOLM:

ANDERSON:

FROM THE:

JOURNAL.

HOW DO YOU DO,

MA'AM?

HE WOULDN' MIND STAYING

WITH YOU:

UNTIL:

YOUR HUSBAND:

CALLS.

IS THA ALL RIGHT?

YES.

I THINK:

IT'LL BE

A GOOD IDEA.

THANKS, RAY.

??[Soft music]

[Malcolm]

I HAVE THE FEELING

THAT SARAH'S REALLY

VERY POPULAR.

SHE IS.

I DON'T KNOW

WHAT SARAH'S GOING

TO WANT TO DO.

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