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Blood Simple

R| 1 hr. 37 min.

Plot Summary
"Blood Simple" was the first feature film from Joel and Ethan Coen. This is the newly restored and re-edited director's cut of the film, introduced by Mortimer Young. The stylish crime thriller premiered at film festivals in 1984. "Blood Simple" begins deep in the heart of Texas, where a jealous saloon owner hires a cheap divorce detective to kill the saloon owner's younger wife and her bartender lover. But the detective gets a better idea: he follows the two lovers, and...

Cast: John Getz , Frances McDormand , M. Emmet Walsh , Dan Hedaya , Samm-Art Williams , Deborah Neumann , Senor Marco , William Creamer

Director: Joel Coen

Genres: Crime drama

Distributor: USA Films

Blood Simple (1984)

Release Date: January 18th, 1985|1 hr. 37 min.

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