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John Byrum United Kingdom, 1974

Christopher R. Smith's rating of the film Inserts

Odd Hollywood dark comedy resembles a filmed stage play more than a film. Richard Dreyfuss, Bob Hoskins, and Jessica Harper are good, but Veronica Cartwright and Stephen Davies go cartoonishly over the top. Strong characters, but there's some really cliched stage-style writing - though the confrontation between Dreyfuss and Harper is undeniably engrossing. Pretty explicit considering the mainstream cast.