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''That's a honey of an anklet you're wearing, Mrs. Dietrichson.''
 
Double Indemnity is the dazzling, quintessential film noir whose enormous popular success and seven Oscar nominations catapulted Billy Wilder (Some Like It Hot, Sunset Boulevard, The Apartment) into the very top tier of Hollywood's writer-directors. Adapted from a novella by James M. Cain (The Postman Always Rings Twice), co-written by Wilder and Raymond Chandler (The Big Sleep, The Long Goodbye), Double Indemnity remains the hardest-boiled of delectations.
 
Insurance hawker Walter Neff (Fred MacMurray) gets seduced by some other man's wife: a bored, sex-starved Barbara Stanwyck done up in lorry-grille wig and a pair of lips like wine grapes smashed in candle-wax. She wants to off her better half and collect on his policy, but spitfire claims-adjuster Barton Keyes (Edward G. Robinson) smells a rat – or at least the cheap perfume all over that Dietrichson file.

studio:
Masters of Cinema
Director:
Billy Wilder
Certificate:
15
Theatrical Release Year:
1944
Main Language:
English
Number of Discs:
1
Series:
Masters of Cinema
Region:
B
Brand:
Eureka!

Double Indemnity

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Zavvi - The Home of Pop Culture

''That's a honey of an anklet you're wearing, Mrs. Dietrichson.''
 
Double Indemnity is the dazzling, quintessential film noir whose enormous popular success and seven Oscar nominations catapulted Billy Wilder (Some Like It Hot, Sunset Boulevard, The Apartment) into the very top tier of Hollywood's writer-directors. Adapted from a novella by James M. Cain (The Postman Always Rings Twice), co-written by Wilder and Raymond Chandler (The Big Sleep, The Long Goodbye), Double Indemnity remains the hardest-boiled of delectations.
 
Insurance hawker Walter Neff (Fred MacMurray) gets seduced by some other man's wife: a bored, sex-starved Barbara Stanwyck done up in lorry-grille wig and a pair of lips like wine grapes smashed in candle-wax. She wants to off her better half and collect on his policy, but spitfire claims-adjuster Barton Keyes (Edward G. Robinson) smells a rat – or at least the cheap perfume all over that Dietrichson file.

studio:
Masters of Cinema
Director:
Billy Wilder
Certificate:
15
Theatrical Release Year:
1944
Main Language:
English
Number of Discs:
1
Series:
Masters of Cinema
Region:
B
Brand:
Eureka!

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Great Noir

A must have for film noir fans. Double Indemnity is compelling viewing and a top class film. The acting is superb from most of the cast, Edward G. Robinson is at the top of his game. Billy Wilder's direction is magnificent as always.