Kubrick called in Jim Thompson to provide the hardboiled dialogue for his adaptation of Lionel White’s novel Clean Break. A taut racetrack heist movie full of double-crossing grifters and a mean femme fatale means that the perfect plan can only go wrong, badly wrong.
Part of the Showroom's Film Studies Pulp Frictions: Adventures in Hardboiled Books and Movies.
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- Stanley Kubrick
- 1 hour 21 minutes
- Coleen Gray, Sterling Hayden, Vince Edwards