An impressive cast of veteran stage performers inhabits this stylized production of David Mamet's stage play. Set in Depression-era Chicago, Mamet's fable imparts a chilling message about corporate greed and the defenselessness of the individual who opposes Big Business. Produced for the
cable network TNT as the inaugural episode of its "Screenworks" series, THE WATER ENGINE first aired in 1992, and was released to the home video market in 1995.
Drill press operator Charles Lang (William H. Macy) has invented an engine that derives its energy from water. He plans to patent his invention and use the proceeds to lift himself and his blind sister Rita (Patti LuPone...