Director: Costa-Gavras Cast: Debra Winger, Tom Berenger, John Heard


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Set in Iowa, Betrayed stars Debra Winger as an FBI agent who infiltrates a Klanlike white supremacist organization. Allegedly a woman of intelligence and perception, Winger throws caution and logic to the winds when she falls in love with local farmer Tom Berenger. Much to her surprise Berenger turns out to be the most rabid racist of all.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/19/2016
UPC: 0887090118408
Original Release: 1988
Rating: R
Source: Olive Films
Region Code: A
Time: 2:07:00
Sales rank: 31,528

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Debra Winger Katie Phillips/ Cathy Weaver
Tom Berenger Gary Simmons
John Heard Michael Carnes
Betsy Blair Gladys Simmons
John Mahoney Shorty
Ted Levine Wes
Jeffrey DeMunn Flynn
Albert Hall Al Sanders
David Clennon Jack Carpenter
Robert Swan Dean
Richard Libertini Sam Kraus
Maria Valdez Rachel Simmons
Brian Bosak Joey Simmons
Alan Wilder Duffin
Clifford A. Pellow Reverend Russell Johnson
Ralph Foody Lyle
Stephen E. Miller Buster
Timothy Jerome Jud/Bartender
Howard Storey Engineer
Bill Dow Man at Gate
Terry David Mulligan Minister
Fred Keating Carpenter's Aide
Dan Conway Man with Glasses
Will Zahrn Man in 30's
Bob Herron Bank Guard
Ed Johnson Band Member
Mimi Bensinger Radio Caller
Bill Corsair Radio Caller
Jack Ackroyd Del
Dolores Drake Toby
Shawn Schepps Betty Jo
Wally Marsh Bureau Chief

Technical Credits
Costa-Gavras Director
Jane Alderman Casting
Shelley Andreas Casting
Patrick Blossier Cinematographer
Patrizia Von Brandenstein Production Designer
Lynne Carrow Casting
Astral Bellevue Pathe Color Cinematographer
Bill Conti Score Composer
Rob Cowan Asst. Director
Leonard Engelman Makeup
Jim Erickson Set Decoration/Design
Joe Eszterhas Executive Producer,Screenwriter
Pierre Gamet Sound/Sound Designer
Stephen Geaghan Art Director
Mary Goldberg Casting
Al Magallon Makeup
Hal W. Polaire Executive Producer
Ken Speed Special Effects
Joe Tompkins Costumes/Costume Designer
Joëlle van Effenterre Editor
Claude Villand Sound/Sound Designer
Joann Wabisca Makeup
Irwin Winkler Producer

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Betrayed 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
MagiSci More than 1 year ago
This is an absolutely stunning, almost unbelievably provocative movie. The story and setting is so seductive and seditious that it might cause the casual viewer to dismiss it out of hand; simply not believing that, today, Americans could really do this to fellow Americans. I found the characters and performances so excruciatingly real that as the story unfolded I became a willing (and at times, unwilling) observer to a form of social darwinism where religious faith, patriotism and race are the prevailing genetic and environmental forces in the shaping and evolution of America. The movie is not perfect. It has some minor flaws and at times seems to suffer from the cinematic equivalent of aerodynamic drag as it piles on scenes and images that amplify and magnify two opposing views of Americans wrestling with what America is and what it should be. Along with Jasper, Texas, Rosewood and Unforgivable Blackness (to name a few), Betrayed is a brilliant and disturbing look into the dark side of faith, patriotism and race as seeds of a hidden civil war.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Berenger plays his best role to date. This film illustrates why the Racist Right never goes away. Most would have you believe they are a bunch of knuckle-scraping morons - if this was the case they'd been gone by now. Berenger plays a charismatic white farmer . The beauty of the film is that it makes you feel that he's the hero and then wham! you find out he is the Klan. It leaves you with many questions. Deborah Winger adds an authentic taste of love, anxiety and the film leaves you wondering who has betrayed her most - the Klan or the FBI.