R | | Crime, Drama, Romance
The sensuous wife of a lunch wagon proprietor and a rootless drifter begin a sordidly steamy affair and conspire to murder her Greek husband.
Although containing more nude and sex scenes than the previous film shot in 1944, the Bob Rafelson's film was mainly considered by critics as sexless compared to the Tay Garnett's movie.
I'm getting tired of what's right and wrong.
Frank Chambers: They hang people for that, Cora!
When Frank confronts Cora with the money after returning from the bus depot, he is standing in front of a clothesline where a sheet alternates between being tightly pinned and sagging between shots.
CBS edited 30 minutes from this film for its 1986 network television premiere.
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