Hey Soller, Yeah, I believe that he did in fact kill Jack, his friend (former), according to his brother played W. Defoe. However, it was not the father's truck that turned up at a shopping center later; it was Jack's truck, that of the young man he killed after his father died. A.UA.EDU > >Concerning the ending of Affliction, what is the confusing voice-over meant >to imply...either it was so garbled in the screening I saw or poorly written >that I could not tell whether Nolte's character did indeed commit the murder >of the deer-hunting relative or not...I thought(saw) that the family truck >was burned up but "it appeared later in a shopping center." Thanks for >all help. > >[log in to unmask] > >---- >Online resources for film/TV studies may be found at ScreenSite >http://www.tcf.ua.edu/ScreenSite Christopher Blen Shipp ( | ) __| | [log in to unmask] ]_______\ || Metro Arts Institute, Phx AZ /| \ __________/_|__\_______ ______________________________________________________ Get Your Private, Free Email at http://www.hotmail.com ---- Screen-L is sponsored by the Telecommunication & Film Dept., the University of Alabama.