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Blood Simple


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  Blood Simple Review
Tookey's Rating
6 /10
 
Average Rating
7.53 /10
 
Starring
John Getz, Frances McDormand, Dan Hedaya
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Directed by: Joel Coen
Written by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

 
 
 
Released: 1983
   
Genre: BLACK COMEDY
THRILLER
COMEDY
   
Origin: US
   
Colour: C
   
Length: 99
 
 


 
Bar-owner (Dan Hedaya) hires private eye (M .Emmet Walsh) to discover if wife (Frances McDormand) is having an affair.
Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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Low-budget thriller with overtones of black comedy and a nasty climax. Not even the fine performances from Walsh and Hedaya and the Coen Brothers' sophisticated visual style can quite conceal the callowness of the script; but it's an impressive debut.


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