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Release Date: January 18th, 1985

DVD Release Date: September 18th, 2001

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, SeƱor Marco, William Creamer

Director: Joel Coen

Genres: Thriller, Crime drama

Production Co: River Road

Distributors: USA Films

Keywords: Suspenseful, Bar, Deception, Wife, 1980s, Revenge, Murder

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