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Bone (1972)

R | | Comedy | July 1972 (USA)
A thief breaks into the home of a wealthy, happily married Beverly Hills couple. He soon finds out, though, that the couple is neither as wealthy as he thought they were and are not as ... See full summary »

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A thief breaks into the home of a wealthy, happily married Beverly Hills couple. He soon finds out, though, that the couple is neither as wealthy as he thought they were and are not as happily married as they appeared. Written by Anonymous

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The house this was shot in belongs to the film's director, Larry Cohen. See more »

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The Girl: Hi. What kind of checks do you have?
Bill: Beg your pardon?
The Girl: I have surfers. I mean, I used to have tennis players. Maybe that's why my checks kept bouncing.
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positive review from an admirer of Cohen's work
11 June 2000 | by (Glasgow) – See all my reviews

The film starts with a rat in a pool then a black man appears and it is the interaction between these three unpleasant characters what makes the film. The three are an unsuccessful car dealer his wife and a robber/rapist/murderer. The films improv style acting and unreal sequences serve to give an intensively unpleasant atmosphere as the characters are revealed and their lives decay. Cohen has produced an underground masterpiece and while it defies comparison there are similarities to Apocalypse Now or Crash. It is a crime that this film is not better known and this is probably only because the majority of viewers will hate it.


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