Triler o ljubomornom mužu koji unajmljuje prvatnog detektiva da ubije njegovu suprugu i njezinog ljubavnika
Imućni vlasnik bara u američkoj provinciji Julian Marty (Dan Hedaya) uvjeren je kako ga supruga Abby (Frances McDormand) vara s nekim drugim muškarcem. Marty je u pravu: Abby ga želi pod svaku cijenu napustiti i uistinu ljubuje s konobarem u Martyjevom baru, Rayem (John Getz). Kako bi otkrio čim mu se bavi supruga u slobodno vrijeme, Marty unajmljuje pokvarenog privatnog detektiva Lorena Vissera (M. Emmet Walsh). Nakon što mu Visser predoči kompromitirajuće fotografije Abby i Raya, Marty ga unajmljuje da ih u najprikladnijoj situaciji ubije...
A bar-owner in Texas is certain that his wife is cheating on him and hires a private detective to spy on her. This is just the beginning of a complex plot which is full of misunderstandings and deceit. Ethan and Joel Cohens first feature film.
The debut film of director Joel Coen and his brother-producer Ethan Coen, 1983s Blood Simple is grisly comic noir that marries the feverish toughness of pulp thrillers with the ghoulishness of even pulpier horror. (Imagine the novels of Jim Thompson somehow fused with the comic tabloid Weird Tales, and you get the idea.) The story concerns a Texas bar owner (Dan Hedaya) who hires a seedy private detective (M. Emmett Walsh) to follow his cheating wife (Frances McDormand in her first film appearance), and then kill her and her lover (John Getz). The gumshoe turns the tables on his client, and suddenly a bad situation gets much, much worse, with some violent goings-on that are as elemental as they are shocking. (A scene in which a character who has been buried alive suddenly emerges from his own grave instantly becomes an archetypal nightmare.) Shot by Barry Sonnenfeld before he became an A-list director in Hollywood, Blood Simple established the hyperreal look and feel of the Coens pr