Crimes and misdemeanors

United States, 1989

Film
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Beginning with small betrayals, infidelity, lies… and ending in murder; this is a bold and unflinching expose on the choices people make. Martin Landau is a respected, wealthy doctor whose world begins to crumble around him when his mistress (Anjelica Huston) threatens him with blackmail. Desperate, he must decide whether he can face getting rid of her - permanently! As a balance to this chilling tragedy, Woody Allen stars as an insecure documentary filmmaker about to tackle the hardest job of his life - filming a glowing tribute to the man he hates most in the world - his brother-in-law, played by Alan Alda. Also stars Caroline Aaron, Joanna Gleason, Claire Bloom, Jenny Nichols, Mia Farrow, Jerry Orbach and Sam Waterston.

Credits

producer

Robert Greenhut

production company

Orion Pictures Corporation

director

Woody Allen

Language

English

Duration

01:44:00:00

Colour

Colour

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