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

production company

Orion Pictures Corporation

producer

Robert Greenhut

director
Duration

01:44:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1989

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

304327

Language

English

Audience classification

MA

Subject categories

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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