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Los Feliz 3 | Introduction by filmmaker Michael Mohan
Home / Now Showing / BODY DOUBLE
Melding influences from REAR WINDOW and VERTIGO with his own masterful style, Brian De Palma’s BODY DOUBLE follows a claustrophobic and cuckolded actor (Craig Wasson), who accepts a last minute house-sitting gig for a theater workshop acquaintance (Gregg Henry). He soon finds himself going from the frying pan into the fire after witnessing the murder of a beautiful neighbor. To make matters worse, he falls for sweet, dysfunctional porn star Holly Body (Melanie Griffith), who may have been tricked into doubling for the victim.
DISTRIBUTOR: Sony Repertory
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