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Dan Hedaya Dan Hedaya
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M. Emmet Walsh M. Emmet Walsh
Private Detective Loren Visser
Deborah Neumann Deborah Neumann
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A good movie

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I had actually already seen this flick but it was ages ago so it definitely needed a re-watch. Eventually, the most impressive thing about this directing debut was to see that the Coen brothers had their own style actually right from the very beginning. I mean, right from the very first minutes, with this very sarcastic voice-over, they established their very own tone and style, and 30 years later... read more
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Abby is cheating on her saloonkeeper husband, Marty. The object of her affections is Ray, one of Marty's bartenders. Marty hires Visser, an unscrupulous detective, to kill them. But Visser has other, more lucrative plans of his own. So begins a calculating round of double and triple crosses that build to a bloodcurdling, surprise-filled climax.
Release date: 18 January 1985
UPC: 025192142529
Tags: Thriller (16), Crime (13), Murder (12), Drama (7), Gun (7), Rainstorm (6), Mystery (6), Shovel (6), 1980s (6), Neo Noir (6), Nightmare (5), Bullet (5), Adultery (5), 1984 (4), Buried Alive (4), Bar (3), Infidelity (3), Private Detective (3), (3), Psychopath (2)
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