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Murder à la Mod (1968)

Naive young lady Karen wants to help her struggling amateur filmmaker boyfriend Christopher raise enough money so he can divorce his wife. Meanwhile, jolly psycho prankster Otto stalks the ... See full summary »

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Andra Akers ...
Tracy
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Otto
Margo Norton ...
Karen
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Chris
Ken Burrows ...
Wiley
Lorenzo Catlett ...
Policeman
Jack Harrell ...
Salesman
Laura Stevenson ...
Girl in Boutique
John Quinn ...
Mr. Fitzsimmons
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Leanne Harrison ...
A Bird
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A Bird (as Jenifer Salt)
Laura Rubin ...
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Naive young lady Karen wants to help her struggling amateur filmmaker boyfriend Christopher raise enough money so he can divorce his wife. Meanwhile, jolly psycho prankster Otto stalks the building where Christopher is shooting a low-grade adult movie in order to keep himself afloat. Written by Woodyanders

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A Lost Horror Film from Brian De Palma!


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Film debut of Jared Martin. See more »

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References Rashomon (1950) See more »

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Murder à la Mod
Written and Performed by William Finley (as W.F. Finley)
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worth seeing; Peeping Tom, meets Psycho, meets Pulp Fiction
26 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Just finished watching this early De Palma, and I am glad that I was finally able to see it. I have seen almost all his early films and this one certainly was not boring, in fact there were a few thrills and chills. I found the story confusing but it still kept my attention. It featured some good DePalma stylish moments,as well as clumsy comedy. I was reminded of some of his later works, and when you watch this film it is apparent that DePalma really knew how to get the right thriller feel, even way back in his black and white days.....this film, in its own way is about as good as "The black dahila", but you gotta be a DePalma fan.......


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