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Murder à la Mod
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Brian De Palma (writer)
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A Lost Horror Film from Brian De Palma!
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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... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Supposedly De Palma's first film and it's great! See more (12 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Andra Akers ... Tracy

William Finley ... Otto
Margo Norton ... Karen

Jared Martin ... Chris
Ken Burrows ... Wiley
Lorenzo Catlett ... Policeman
Jack Harrell ... Salesman
Laura Stevenson ... Girl in Boutique
John Quinn ... Mr. Fitzsimmons

Jenny O'Hara ... Soap Opera (voice)
Bob Scott ... Soap Opera (voice)

Phil Proctor ... Soap Opera (voice)
Leanne Harrison ... A Bird

Jennifer Salt ... A Bird (as Jenifer Salt)
Laura Rubin ... A Bird
Marta Levenson ... A Bird
Melanie Mander ... A Bird

Directed by
Brian De Palma 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Brian De Palma  writer

Produced by
Ken Burrows .... producer
 
Original Music by
John Herbert McDowell 
 
Cinematography by
Bruce Torbet (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Brian De Palma 
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jack Harrell .... cameraman
 
Music Department
William Finley .... composer: title song (as W.F. Finley)
 

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80 min
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Although the film is copyrighted 1967, it wasn't released until 1968.See more »
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Featured in Blow Out (1981)See more »
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7 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Supposedly De Palma's first film and it's great!, 1 October 2006
Author: jed-estes from United States Kentucky Hancock

I bought this expecting nothing because I knew nothing of it, I had always thought Greetings was De Palma's first feature but I was wrong I guess. I thought this movie would have the feel of a student produced documentary or something small like that, but this film is somewhat wide in scope and pleases for a movie of it's age. I can't believe this unseen gem has aged so well while mainstream crap from the 60's just chatters on. This movie is the wave of the future that was to come. If you've ever seen Quentin Taretino's Jackie Brown and remember the sequence where all the characters go to the mall and it's told from three different points of view and you liked that then you'll love this movie. It's 80 minutes of that and I can't believe for this to have been so early in De Palma's career that he was able to pull it off so well. William Finnely does another great turn at acting in this movie as Otto a somewhat retarded stage hand and actor who goes beyond his means in this movie. It is from this where I can see why Brian De Palma would later hire him for 1974's The Phantom of the Paridise. He plays a character a little like that. Watch this movie, especially if you love De Palma and Finnley.

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