Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Kevin Bacon, Robert Duvall, John Hurt, Katherine LaNasa, Ray Stevenson, Robert Patrick, Frances O’Connor
Jayne Mansfield’s Car is a film I was set to see at the Melbourne International Film Festival last year, but due to illness I was unable to make it and I sent my podcast co-host to see it instead. So I anxiously waited for it’s home video release to check it out, and I quite enjoyed the film.
The main attraction with the film for me was that it was directed, co-written and starring Billy Bob Thornton. Being a fan of his, I wanted to see what sort of film he had crafted. The other attraction was the cast; this is an ensemble piece with an amazing cast of talented actors.
The story at hand is set in 1969, and deals with two families who are brought together by the death…
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