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"This is an entirely imaginary story about the writer Dashiell Hammett, who... in the words of one of his most gifted contemporaries... helped get murder out of the vicar's rose garden and back to the people who are really good at it. The detective story has not been the same since." So begins Hammett, the atmospheric and exciting tale of a young mystery writer who really lives the hard-boiled l...

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Directed by

Wim Wenders

Written by

Ross Thomas (Screenplay)
Dennis O'Flaherty (Screenplay)
Thomas Pope (Screenplay)
Joe Gores (Writer)

Runtime

97 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

He created "The Maltese Falcon," "Sam Spade" and "The Thin Man" but he didn't write this mystery thriller... he lived it.

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Keywords

historical figure writer neo-noir