The Big Empty (1997)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Post-Noir (Modern Noir)  |   Run Time - 94 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Former NYU film-school collaborators, director Jack Perez and actor-writer James McManus, made this private-eye tale on a budget of $165,000. Investigator Lloyd Meadows (McManus) is hired by edgy blonde Jane Danforth (Ellen Goldwasser) to track her cheating husband Peter (Pablo Bryan), who works at a homeless shelter -- so Meadows poses as a homeless man to get the truth about Peter on videotape. Shown at the 1997 AFI Los Angeles Film Festival.

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Keywords

detective, extramarital-affair, homelessness, husband, investigation

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Low Budget