BILLY WILDER

DOUBLE INDEMNITY

A Film by Billy Wilder
1944 · 103 mins · Classics, Drama
Fred MacMurray stars as Walter Neff, a smoothtalking but naïve insurance salesman who falls for the seductive charms of his beautiful client Phyllis Dietrichson (Barbara Stanwyck). The couple are immediately drawn to each other and an affair begins. Together they plot to get rid of her dull husband and collect on the "double indemnity" life policy. Considered the greatest film noir ever made, and nominated for seven Academy Awards®, Double Indemnity is legendary director Billy Wilder's masterful adaptation of James M. Cain's classic thriller. With a brilliant cast - Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson - it is a...
Fred MacMurray stars as Walter Neff, a smoothtalking but naïve insurance salesman who falls for the seductive charms of his beautiful client Phyllis Dietrichson (Barbara Stanwyck). The couple are immediately drawn to each other and an affair begins. Together they plot to get rid of her dull husband and collect on the "double indemnity" life policy. Considered the greatest film noir ever made, and nominated for seven Academy Awards®, Double Indemnity is legendary director Billy Wilder's masterful adaptation of James M. Cain's classic thriller. With a brilliant cast - Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson - it is a cynical, witty thriller about adultery, corruption and murder.
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"The greatest movie ever made" Woody Allen

Info

Format
DVD
Catalogue
MMA2525
Languages
English
Discs
2
Encoding
PAL
Aspect Ratio
1.33:1

Directed by

Billy Wilder

Special Features

Audio commentary by Geoff Mayer, Reader & Associate Professor in Cinema Studies, LaTrobe University
Audio commentary with film historian/screenwriter Lem Dobbs and film historian Nick Redman
Insert essay by Dr Wendy Haslem, Lecturer in Cinema Studies, The University of Melbourne
The Best of Film Noir A chronology of Hollywood Film Noir
Hollywood Remembers: Barbara Stanwyck A profile
Hollywood Remembers: Fred MacMurray A profile
Hollywood Remembers: Edward G Robinson A profile
Introduction by Turner Classic Movies host and film historian Robert Osborne