Passed | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
An insurance representative lets himself be talked into a murder/insurance fraud scheme that arouses an insurance investigator's suspicions.
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10 | One of the best films noir ever, Double Indemnity communicates with amazing effectiveness the depths of depravity, greed, lust, and betrayal of the seemingly innocent and beautiful.
This is one of the best films of all time, not necessarily because of its story but because of the acting, direction, ...
Raymond Chandler was kept on a writer's retainer during the film's eight-week shooting period. This was a highly unusual occurrence for any writer at any studio at the time, signifying the high regard that Chandler was held in by Paramount and Billy Wilder.
Well, hello there, Mr. Neff.
The movie is set in 1938, but at Stanwyck's house the radio is playing "Tangerine" which wasn't written until 1942.
Opening credits are shown over a silhouette of a man on crutches, walking toward the camera.
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