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The Singing Detective

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Director: Jon Amiel
Release Date: 16 November 1986
Genre: Thriller / Mystery / Musical / Drama
Awards: 6 wins&8 nominations
Runtime: 415 min
IMDB Rating: 8.4

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Reworking material from his first novel, "Hide and Seek" (1973), and folding this into a prismatic blend of autobiographical details, popular music and 1940s film noir, Dennis Potter delivered a drama now regarded as a 20th-century masterwork. Detective novelist Philip Marlow (Michael Gambon) suffers from the crippling disease of psoriatic arthropathy. Confined to a hospital bed, Marlow mentally rewrites his early Chandleresque thriller, "The Singing Detective," with himself in the title role, drifting into a surreal 1945 fantasy of spies... more

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  • 6

    Who Done It

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  • 5

    Pitter Patter

    In the hospital, Marlow's ex-wife...
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  • 4

    Clues

    In his novel, Marlow has contacted...
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  • 3

    Lovely Days

    Marlow recalls the last days of World...
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  • 2

    Heat

    After 10 or 11 weeks in the hospital,...
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  • 1

    Skin

    Writer Philip Marlow is in hospital...
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Jacksparrow

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Good show02 December 2016

Good show

Jacksparrow

Karma2930700

Grade

A+

Good show02 December 2016

Good show

Jacksparrow

Karma2930700

Grade

A+

Good show02 December 2016

Good show

Jacksparrow

Karma2930700

Grade

A+

Good show02 December 2016

Good show

Jacksparrow

Karma2930700

Grade

A+

Good show02 December 2016

Good show

Jacksparrow

Karma2930700

Grade

A+

Good show02 December 2016

Good show

Jacksparrow

Karma2930700

Grade

A+

Good DVD Quality (complete)24 October 2014

good

Jacksparrow

Karma2930700

Grade

A+

Good DVD Quality (complete)24 October 2014

good

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