R | | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A rich but jealous man hires a private investigator to kill his cheating wife and her new man. But, when blood is involved, nothing is simple.
On the advice of Sam Raimi, the Coens went door-to-door showing potential investors a two minute 'trailer' of the film they planned to make. They ultimately raised $750,000 in a little over a year, enough to begin production of the movie.
Private Detective Visser:
The world is full o' complainers. An' the fact is, nothin' comes with a guarantee. Now I don't care if you're the pope of Rome, President of the United States or Man of the Year; somethin' can all go wrong. Now go on ahead, y'know, complain, tell ...
Loren discovers his lighter is missing when he goes to light a cigarette after burning most of the evidence (the doctored pictures). Logically, he would've used his lighter to light the pictures in the first place so he would've discovered his lighter was missing when he tried to burn them, not light a cigarette afterwards.
$42,971 (USA) (7 July 2000)
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