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The Silent Partner

  • Film

Time Out says

Tarting up a flagging project has rarely been taken quite so literally as here, with the climactic revelation that the misogynistic, sadistic villain (Plummer) has a predilection for drag. If it weren't for the gimmicks (and the sadism is so gratuitous it could be nothing else), then the film could easily pass for a minor caper thriller of the '60s, all convoluted plot and calculated kookiness. But cyphers (both female leads) and question-marks (who'll get the money, who'll survive - who cares?) dominate the script as every labyrinthine twist becomes more plodding.
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Release Details

  • Duration:105 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Daryl Duke
  • Screenwriter:Curtis Hanson
  • Cast:
    • Elliott Gould
    • Christopher Plummer
    • Susannah York
    • Celine Lomez
    • Michael Kirby
    • Sean Sullivan
    • John Candy
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