The Reckless Moment Poster

Release Date: September 24th, 1999

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 22 min

Plot Summary
While fighting with girlfriend Bea Harper (Geraldine Brooks), Ted Darby (Shepperd Strudwick) takes a spill that leads to his death. Desperate to keep her daughter out of jail, Bea's mother, Lucia (Joan Bennett), disposes of the body. Meanwhile, Lucia's suspicions that Ted had sleazy friends are confirmed when gangster Martin Donnelly (James Mason) materializes with the intention of extorting cash from the Darbys. Yet when Martin and Lucia grow increasingly close, the scheme starts to splinter.

Cast: James Mason, Joan Bennett, Geraldine Brooks, Henry O'Neill, Shepperd Strudwick, David Bair, Roy Roberts, Frances E. Williams

Director: Max Ophuls

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Columbia Pictures Corporation

Distributors: Columbia Pictures

Keywords: Intense, Fall, Police officer, Quest, Murder, Transformation, 1940s, Wife, Dark, Daughter, Police station