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John Travolta stars as a sound technician who thinks he uncovers a murder plot.
Dirs Brian De Palma, John G Fox
With John Travolta, Nancy Allen, John Lithgow, Dennis Franz
While working on a slasher movie, a sound technician (Travolta) picks up possible audio evidence of a planned political assassination and soon finds himself embroiled in extreme danger. With more than a passing nod to Antonioni’s Blow Up, and with homage paid to Hitchcock along the way, De Palma’s neo-noir thriller is an adrenalin fuelled feast for the eyes, mind and, of course, ears
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