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(1984)

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  • A bar-owner in Texas is certain that his wife is cheating on him and hires a private detective to spy on her. This is just the beginning of a complex plot which is full of misunderstandings and deceit. Ethan and Joel Cohen's first feature film.

    - Written by Mark Logan <marklo@west.sun.com>
  • Abby is cheating on her saloonkeeper husband, Marty. The object of her affections is Ray, one of Marty's bartenders. Marty hires Visser, an unscrupulous detective, to kill them. But Visser has other, more lucrative plans of his own. So begins a calculating round of double and triple crosses that build to a bloodcurdling, surprise-filled climax.

    - Written by Fiona Kelleghan <fkelleghan@aol.com>
  • A rich but jealous man hires a private investigator to kill his cheating wife and her new man. After that, this cold-hearted thriller really heats up.

    - Written by Tim Kretschmann <Tim.K@VirComm.com>
  • Marty hires a private investigator to spy on his wife, who he suspects of cheating. When Marty hires the investigator to kill his wife and her lover, things get very complex.

    - Written by Jordan Sharp <rainman88@earthlink.net>
  • A rich but jealous man hires a private investigator to kill his cheating wife and her new man. But, when blood is involved, nothing is simple.

    - Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

Synopsis

In an unnamed Texas town, a bar manager, Ray (John Getz) and his boss's wife, Abby (Frances McDormand)...

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