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Klute (1971)  link to Klute on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 1221

poster Klute

IMDb Rating:
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Country: USA, 114 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Thriller, Crime, Mystery

Director(s): Alan J. Pakula


Six months after the disappearance of Tuscarora, PA businessman Tom Gruneman, his boss, Peter Cable, and his wife, Holly Gruneman, hire Tom's friend, private detective John Klute to find out what happened to Tom, as the police have been unable to do so, and despite John having no expertise in missing persons cases. The only lead is a typewritten obscene letter Tom purportedly wrote to Manhattan actress/model/call girl Bree Daniel, who admits to having received such letters from someone, and since having received several mysterious telephone calls as well. The suggestion/belief is that Tom was one of Bree's past johns, although she has no recollection of him when shown his photograph. Bree's tricking is both a compulsion and a financial need. In their initial encounters, John and Bree do whatever they can to exert their psychological dominance over the other, especially as Bree initially refused to even speak to him. Despite their less than friendly start, they embark on a personal ...


photo Jane Fonda Jane Fonda Bree Daniels
photo Donald Sutherland Donald Sutherland John Klute
photo Charles Cioffi Charles Cioffi Peter Cable
photo Roy Scheider Roy Scheider Frank Ligourin
photo Dorothy Tristan Dorothy Tristan Arlyn Page

Medium: Bluray,

Comments: Criterion Collection;UPC715515232418;;Criterion Collection - Spine #987;

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.39:1