An ex-'60s radical now working as a private eye is hired by an old flame to investigate a political smear campaign. The case becomes more dangerous as it unfolds.

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(as Jeremy Paul Kagan)

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(screenplay), (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Moses Wine
Susan Anspach ...
Lila
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Suzanne
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Sam Sebastian
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Alora
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Spitzler
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Eppis
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Oscar Procari Sr.
Jorge Cervera Jr. ...
Jorge
Michael Hershewe ...
Jacob
Rita Karin ...
Aunt Sonya
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Randy
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Wilson
Andrew Bloch ...
Michael Linker
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Mr. Johnson
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An ex-'60s radical now working as a private eye is hired by an old flame to investigate a political smear campaign. The case becomes more dangerous as it unfolds.

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Richard Dreyfuss as Moses Wine, private detective. So go figure... See more »


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6 October 1978 (USA)  »

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A nagy umbulda  »

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$3,800,000 (estimated)
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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Technicolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Richard Dreyfuss broke his wrist just before shooting was to begin. Rather than delay shooting they worked his cast into the script. See more »

Quotes

Eppis: Hey man! I can write copy faster than any alcoholic on this floor!
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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Boogie Nights
Heatwave
Courtesy of Epic Records
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An overlooked sleeper with "Noir" overtones
23 April 2002 | by (New Orleans) – See all my reviews

Vastly underrated sleeper which could be described as the 60s meet the 40s in the 70s. Never seems to show up on late night TV(and I have 35+ movie channels). Well worth a look if you can find it. And whatever happened to Susan Anspach? She deserved more of a career


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