R | | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A small-town detective searching for a missing man has only one lead: a connection with a New York prostitute.
Klute was only the second film score for Michael Small, who said that Pakula took a big risk here to work with an unknown composer.
Look, will you please just try to get it from my side? A year ago I was in the life full time, I was living on Park Avenue. It was a very nice apartment, leather furniture... and then the cops dropped on me, they caged me. They started asking me ...
John Klute: ...
When Bree turns on her radio the newscaster says the time is 12 midnight but her clock reads 12:10 AM. There was no reason made evident in the film as to why she would have her clock ten minutes ahead.
Some network TV versions omit six minutes' worth of footage, including a scene where Klute (Donald Sutherland) finds the clue that leads him to the murderer.