R | | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A bright assistant D.A. investigates a gruesome hatchet murder and hides a clue he found at the crime scene. Under professional threats and an attempt on his life, he goes on heartbroken because evidence point to the woman he still loves.
Warren Beatty turned down the role of David Corelli.
I think she did it.
David Corelli: Why?
Bob Hargrove: She's got no alibi and we've got her prints on the hatchet.
David Corelli: And she lied to us.
Petey Vesko: Typical shrink behaviour. They like to pull your strings.
Bob Hargrove: She was pulling your strings pretty good.
Just after the black Thunderbird runs over Patrice for the second time, somebody yells "Hey, you asshole!" Just over a minute later, as the Thunderbird skids through an intersection, the same voice can be heard yelling exactly the same line in the same way, indicating a repeated audio clip.
The 107-minute director's cut is available on VHS from Paramount in the USA.
Written & Performed by Egberto Gismonti
Courtesy of ECM Records
$4,284,246 (USA) (13 October 1995)
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