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Jim's old friend Sara Butler hires him to find out the real reason her employee Aura Lee Benton died. The police believe it was a drug overdose but Sara is convinced she was murdered.
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The message left on Jim's answering machine is: "Mr Rockford, you don't know me. I'd like to hire you. Could you call me at... My name is... Ah, forget it." See more
Near the end, when Jim and Sara are being pursued by Dirk, the weather changes from shot to shot, alternating between shots of bright sunny weather and shots of dense dark fog. See more
[Rockford agrees to buy a really bad abstract painting from a street vendor in exchange for information
Listen, if you ever see him again would you get his license number? I'd appreciate if if you would give me a call.
[Rockford turns and walks away
Oh hey, you forgot your painting!
[Rockford looks at it again
Well not yet. But I'm trying!