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Directed by Lawrence Kasdan • 1981 • United States
Starring William Hurt, Kathleen Turner, Richard Crenna
William Hurt and Kathleen Turner strike sparks in this taut, South Florida–set tale of lust, greed, and murder that echoes 1940s film noir but is charged with a steamy passion that could only flare in the ’80s. When libidinous but none-too-bright attorney Ned Racine (Hurt) begins an affair with Matty Walker (Turner), the beautiful wife of an unscrupulous tycoon, their desire to be together leads to thoughts of murder. But after the meticulously planned crime is committed, Ned begins to wonder if Matty loves her late husband’s money more than she loves him . . . and if she is already plotting her next crime.