The Singing Detective

  • 1986
  • Movie
  • Crime, Drama, Fantasy

Filmed for British television in 1986 and shown theatrically in the US two years later, this complex, six-and-a-half hour drama is one of playwright-novelist Dennis Potter's most challenging works. The increasingly surreal story line enters an author's mind as he suffers from a disabling skin disorder, and bounces between his day-to-day hospital experiences...read more

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  • Released: 1986
  • Review: Filmed for British television in 1986 and shown theatrically in the US two years later, this complex, six-and-a-half hour drama is one of playwright-novelist Dennis Potter's most challenging works. The increasingly surreal story line enters an author's min… (more)

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