Manhattan Night

Synopsis: Based on Colin Harrison's acclaimed novel Manhattan Nocturne (a New York Times Notable Book of the Year), MANHATTAN NIGHT tells the story of Porter Wren (Adrien Brody), a New York City tabloid writer with an appetite for scandal. On the beat he sells murder, tragedy and anything that passes for the truth. At home he is a model family man, devoted to his loving wife (Jennifer Beals). But when a seductive stranger (Yvonne Strahovski) asks him to dig into the unsolved murder of her filmmaker husband Simon (Campbell Scott), he can't resist. In this modern version of a classic film noir, we follow Porter as he is drawn into a very nasty case of sexual obsession and blackmail - one that threatens his job, his marriage, and his life. MANHATTAN NIGHT will be released by Lionsgate Premiere in theaters and On Demand May 20, 2016. Lionsgate Premiere, Grindstone Entertainment Group and 13 Films present in association with Sparkle Roll Media Corporation and Big Indie Pictures a production of Fable
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Director(s): Brian DeCubellis
Production: Untravelled Worlds
 
IMDB:
6.2
Metacritic:
44
Rotten Tomatoes:
33%
R
Year:
2016
113 min
226 Views


at the right time.

Come on.

You're being modest.

What brings you to the party?

My boyfriend, Charlie's bank,

does some kind of business

with the company

that I guess just

bought your paper.

You all work for

Hobbs now, I guess.

"All" meaning mankind?

Yes.

You grateful you landed a job

that pays you to stare at people?

Look...

I deal with bullshitters

all day.

But I'm on my own time here,

so, if this is all

going somewhere,

get to it already.

Well, it's complicated.

It takes some time to explain.

Oh.

Could we leave right now

and go back to my apartment?

It's only 15 blocks from here.

Charlie wouldn't be coming.

Is this about your

husband's death?

Porter wren, is it?

- Yes.

- You must come and have a word with Mr. Hobbs.

He's quite eager to meet you.

Excuse me.

This is Porter wren,

the investigative reporter

who found the girl.

Excuse me, Mr. Hobbs?

Uh, Mr. Porter wren, sir,

famed investigative reporter

who now writes the column.

Really?

Yeah?

I really think this

could happen.

I think it's very prudent.

I think you could get this...

- every single...

- mm-hmm.

Wonderful.

The invitation still stands?

Yes.

Come in.

I want to show you this.

Okay, this is what

we're talking about.

This is where we start.

- This is where we start?

- Yes.

- Another drink?

- Why not?

To help you through

the gates of hell.

This is a police report.

It's a bit stingy

with the tonic and ice.

Well, I want you drunk,

so I can tell whether

you are a lout or not.

You know you can get in a lot of

trouble for having these files?

Detectives don't even let other

cops see these things.

I know that.

Okay. So, Simon Crowley

was found in the rubble of a

demolished building.

Surrounding the body were

small pieces of Jade.

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