Blood Simple

Blood Simple

USA, 1984, 99 Minute Running Time
Genre/Subjects: Crime, Drama, Thriller

Screens at 7:30pm on Tues, June 28 at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax
Part of the Coen Brothers, Where Art Thou? series

35mm presentation - In a jealous rage, Texas tavern owner Julian Marty (Dan Hedaya) hires unscrupulous private detective Loren Visser (M. Emmet Walsh) to not only tail Marty's two-timing spouse, Abby (Frances McDormand, in her big-screen debut), but also murder her and her bar-keeping paramour (John Getz). Events take a surprising turn, however, when the gumshoe double-crosses his client. Joel Coen directs this stylish shocker co-written with brother Ethan Coen.

DIRECTOR: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Principal Cast: Dan Hedaya, Frances McDormand, M. Emmet Walsh
US Distributor: MGM

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