Everyone loved THE BIG FIX except the public. Critics fell over each other describing the nuances in Dreyfuss' portrayal of a sixties radical who has become a detective, but the audience stayed away in droves despite the success of the star's previous picture, THE GOODBYE GIRL. Dreyfuss
is a former radical type who takes only enough cases to support his ex-wife and a couple of children. When he is approached by former friend and activist Anspach to investigate a smear campaign against a moderate gubernatorial candidate, the private eye accepts. In the process the connections are
reestablished between Dreyfuss and all of his former radical-political contacts--and th...