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How was the fire stunt done in Cape Fear (1991)?

In Cape Fear (1991), toward the end of the movie, Juliette Lewis's character sprays Robert De Niro's villian, Max Cady, with lighter fluid (I believe) just as he's lighting a cigar. (In the linked ...
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Is there a racial aspect to Max Cady's crusade?

During the 1991 version of Cape Fear Max Cady repeatedly insults his opponents as "white", as if to make a distinction between them and himself. This always confused me a little, since ethnically he ...
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Which verse was Max Cady saying when he was drowning?

In the ending of Cape Fear (1991), when Sam handcuffed the legs of Max Cady and he started drowning we see him saying something in non-English language and it seemed to me something related to God. ...
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Why does Cady say “I ain't your porch-baby”

In Martin Scorsese's movie Cape Fear (1991) Cady has a brief exchange with a PI hired by Sam Bowden Cady: Are you my friend? PI: No, I'm not your friend. Cady: Oh. 'Cause I thought maybe you were my ...