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4.3
1,449 Ratings

Sweet Smell of Success

Directed by Alexander Mackendrick
United States, 1957
Thriller, Film noir

Synopsis

In Alexander Mackendrick’s swift, cynical Sweet Smell of Success, Burt Lancaster stars as barbaric Broadway gossip columnist J.J. Hunsecker, and Tony Curtis as Sidney Falco, the unprincipled press agent he ropes into smearing the up-and-coming jazz musician romancing his beloved sister.

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Sweet Smell of Success Directed by Alexander Mackendrick

Awards & Festivals

Locarno International Film Festival

2003

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