About

David Locke (Jack Nicholson) is a world-weary American journalist who has been sent to cover a conflict in northern Africa, but he makes little progress with the story. When he discovers the body of a stranger who looks similar to him, Locke assumes the dead man's identity. However, he soon finds out that the man was an arms dealer, leading Locke into dangerous situations. Aided by a beautiful wom...

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Written by

Michelangelo Antonioni (Screenplay)
Mark Peploe (Screenplay)
Miguel De Echarri (Screenplay)
Enrico Sannia (Screenplay)

Runtime

121 minutes

Country

United States of America, Italy, Spain, France

Language

Italian

Cast

Keywords

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Lists

#341 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#161 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?