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EAN-139780767853576   EAN-13 barcode 9780767853576
Product NameTrixie
CategoryElectronics / Photography: A/V Media: Movie / TV
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Amazon.comA Buy on Amazon ~ B00004YMCG
Price New29.99 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Price Used3.99 US Dollars    (curriencies)
RatingR - Restricted
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Run Time116 minutes
Aspect Ratio1.85:1
CastBrittany Murphy, Dermot Mulroney, Emily Watson, Nathan Lane, Nick Nolte
DirectorAlan Rudolph
GenreCOMEDY,CRIME,MYSTERY
Run Time116 minutes
Width5.5 inches    (convert)
Height0.5 inches    (convert)
Length9 inches    (convert)
Weight30 hundredths pounds    (convert)
BindingDvd
Release Year2000
FormatAnamorphic, Closed-captioned, Color, Dolby, Widescreen, NTSC
Run Time116 minutes
Long DescriptionAlan Rudolph's "screwball film noir" (his definition) is a bit like Choose Me cast with buffoons--a handsome, smoothly directed, shaggy-dog mystery populated by thoroughly offbeat characters. Emily Watson plays malaprop-spewing, gum-chewing Trixie Zurbo, a security guard who wants to be a private detective. It's kind of like Gracie Allen trying to play Lauren Bacall in a Bogey film with a babble of mangled clichés and screwy punch lines. A shaggy, small-time thug wannabe (Dermot Mulroney) drags her into a mystery involving a smarmy, double-talking senator (Nick Nolte), a boozy past-her-prime showgirl (Lesley Anne Warren), and a blackmail scheme that ends up in murder. As a mystery it's less hard-boiled than over easy, but the performers go to town with the material. Nolte brilliantly rants an incoherent brand of political doublespeak, and Nathan Lane is patter perfect as a small- time entertainer delivering one-liners with a weary, wounded smile. At almost two hours it's a long road with meanders and detours, offering little payoff beyond the time spent with Rudolph's endearing out-of-time characters. This may prove mystifying and insubstantial to viewers who like a little more shape to their stories, but fans of Rudolph's quirky brand of filmmaking will find it well worth the trip. --Sean Axmaker
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