This excellent contemporary noir features some of the best work of both director Arthur Penn and actor Gene Hackman. Hackman is a small-time private eye working in Los Angeles. Fading movie actress Ward hires him to find Griffith, her wild teenage daughter who has run off to the Florida
Keys to be with her stepfather, Crawford, and his mistress, Warren. Hackman finds the girl easily and returns her to her mother, but the next day she is killed in an accident while filming a stunt for a movie. After watching footage of the accident, Hackman becomes convinced Griffith was murdered,
and the clues lead him back to the Florida Keys. Although the mystery itself is at tim...