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The Big Sleep
Directed by:
Michael Winner

Starring Robert Mitchum, Sarah Miles, Richard Boone, Candy Clark, Joan Collins and Edward Fox, "The Big Sleep" (also known as "Tote schlafen besser", "Marlowe indaga") is a Crime/Mystery/Thriller film directed by Michael Winner, released in the USA on March 13 of 1978.

Meet Philip Marlowe, the toughest private eye whoever wore a trench coat, slapped a dame, and split his knuckles on a jawbone.

Who directed "The Big Sleep":

The Big Sleep was directed by Michael Winner, an English director, producer, writer, and actor.

Before making The Big Sleep, Michael Winner had directed The Sentinel, released in 1977, Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood (1976), The Stone Killer (1973), Scorpio (1973), The Mechanic (1972), and Chato's Land (1972). Since, he directed Firepower, released in 1979, Death Wish II (1982), The Wicked Lady (1983), Scream for Help (1984), Death Wish 3 (1985), and A Chorus of Disapproval (1988).

When was "The Big Sleep" released:

The Big Sleep was initally released in the United States on Monday, March 13, 1978.. This was forty-one (41) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, May 10, 1978 in France and on Friday, May 18, 1979 in Germany.

What is the casting of "The Big Sleep":

At the casting of The Big Sleep we find Robert Mitchum, previously seen in The Amsterdam Kill (1977) and The Last Tycoon (1976); Sarah Miles (Lady Caroline Lamb (1972), Ryan's Daughter (1970)); Richard Boone (The Last Dinosaur (1977), The Shootist (1976)) [ more... ]

  • Don Henderson and Oliver Reed, Harry Andrews, Dudley Sutton also worked together in Crossed Swords, released in 1977.
  • Edward Fox, Oliver Reed and Harry Andrews also worked together in I'll Never Forget What's'isname, released in 1967.
  • John Mills and Robert Mitchum, Sarah Miles also worked together in Ryan's Daughter, released in 1970.
  • Martin Potter and Harry Andrews, Diana Quick also appeared in Nicholas and Alexandra, released in 1971.

What is the Storyline of "The Big Sleep":

In modern-day England, private detective Philip Marlowe (Robert Mitchum) is asked to the stately home of General Sternwood (James Stewart), who hires Marlowe to learn who is blackmailing him. While at the mansion, he meets the General's spoiled and inquisitive daughter Charlotte (Sarah Miles) and wild younger daughter Camilla (Candy Clark).

Marlowe's investigation of the homosexual pornographer Arthur Geiger (John Justin) leads him to Geiger's employee, Agnes Lozelle (Joan Collins), and to a man she [...]

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