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Gumshoe

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Comedy, Drama
Release Date:January 1, 2000
Running time:88 minutes
Cast:Albert Finney, Billie Whitelaw, Frank Finlay, Janice Rule, Carolyn Seymour
Director:Stephen Frears
Writer:Neville Smith

Description: Private eye Eddie Ginley (Albert Finney) thinks he's Bogart -- if Bogie was a compere at a Merseyside bingo -- but his latest case may have bamboozled even Raymond Chandler himself. Accompanied by a mesmerising Andrew Lloyd Webber score, Frears' post-modern dismantling of the American detective genre revels in British locations and wonderfully earthy wordplay. You'll never look at a raincoat in the same way again. Here's looking at you -- Eddie?

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