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The owner of a seedy small-town Texas bar discovers that one of his employees is having an affair with his wife. A chaotic chain of misunderstandings, lies and mischief ensues after he devises a plot to have them murdered.

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Directed by

Joel Coen

Written by

Joel Coen (Screenplay)
Ethan Coen (Screenplay)

Runtime

97 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Breaking up is hard to do.

Cast

Keywords

husband wife relationship violence lover extramarital affair money killer texas planned murder boss employee shallow grave double cross neo-noir private detective hired killer

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