Klute

Klute

Jane Fonda won her first Best Actress Oscar for her bold portrayal of Bree Daniel, a struggling actress and call girl who finds her life imperiled by an unseen figure, with Donald Sutherland as John Klute, a small-town detective who tries to protect her.

Jane Fonda won her first Best Actress Oscar for her bold portrayal of Bree Daniel, a struggling actress and call girl who finds her life imperiled by an unseen figure, with Donald Sutherland as John Klute, a small-town detective who tries to protect her. The first of director Alan J. Pakula’s paranoid thrillers that helped define 1970s American cinema, it benefits from an eerie score by Michael Small and the moody widescreen cinematography of Gordon Willis.

DIRECTOR: Alan J. Pakula. WRITTEN BY: Andy Lewis, David Lewis. CAST: Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland, Charles Cioffi, Roy Scheider. 1971. 115 min. USA. Color. Scope. English. 35mm. New print courtesy of the Academy Film Archive.

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