The Big Sleep

  • 1977
  • Movie
  • R
  • Mystery

THE BIG SLEEP is the right name for this cinematic quaalude. Author Chandler, about as synonymous with Los Angeles as smog, wrote about the city of the Angels distinctively. To change the setting of the story to England (producer Kastner lives there, and director Winner is British) is like setting a Mickey Spillane story in Peoria. Mitchum plays Bogart...read more

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  • Released: 1977
  • Rating: R
  • Review: THE BIG SLEEP is the right name for this cinematic quaalude. Author Chandler, about as synonymous with Los Angeles as smog, wrote about the city of the Angels distinctively. To change the setting of the story to England (producer Kastner lives there, and d… (more)

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