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Hammett

Certificate 12
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Genre: Drama, Feature Director: Wim Wenders Released: 1982
Runtime: 93 minutes Language: English Distributor: StudioCanal
Cast:
Frederic Forrest, Peter Boyle, Elisha Cook Jr, Marilu Henner, R.G. Armstrong, Richard Bradford, Royal Dano, Samuel Fuller, Roy Kinnear, Lydia Lei, Sylvia Sidney
Synopsis:
Wim Wenders directs this noir mystery set in 1940s San Francisco. Evocatively recreating the mood of the genre, the plot, based on the novel by Joe Gores, follows the exploits of real-life crime-writer novelist Dashiell Hammett (Frederic Forrest) as he becomes involved in a complex missing person case, trying to track down Chinese actress Crystal Ling (Lydia Lei) for his former detective agency friend Jimmy Ryan (Peter Boyle).
Contains moderate sex references
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