Original Title: Vengeance: A Love Story
Year of Release: 2017
Genres: Thriller; Drama
Director: Johnny Martin
Writer: John Mankiewicz; Joyce Carol Oates (based on the novel)
Main Cast: Nicolas Cage, Anna Hutchison, Talitha Bateman, Deborah Kara Unger, Don Johnson, Charlene Tilton, Joshua Mikel, Rocco Nugent, Joe Ochterbeck
Most likely Cage's stupidest-titled film (not to mention the in-movie font), Vengeance: A Love Story is an adaptation of one of Joyce Carol Oates' lesser-known books, Rape: A Love Story. It's probably the source material itself that elevates the narrative, which is much more mature about its subject matter than initially expected.
More of a drama than a "rape and revenge" thriller, the film managed to keep me quite engaged throughout. While the…