Night Moves

Synopsis: Private detective and former football player Harry Moseby gets hired on to what seems a standard missing person case, as a former Hollywood actress whose only major roles came thanks to being married to a studio mogul wants Moseby to find and return her daughter. Harry travels to Florida to find her, but he begins to see a connection between the runaway girl, the world of Hollywood stuntmen, and a suspicious mechanic when an unsolved murder comes to light.
Director(s): Arthur Penn
  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
100 min

'46 and '49, all minor roles.

Married Irving Grastner in '49.

for husband's production company.

Daughter Delilah, born '57.

Grounds, mental cruelty.

on grounds of adultery...

Thomas Iverson.

Custody of child awarded to subject.

Grastner set up trust fund for daughter.

securities and property...

... yielding approximately 30,000 per year.

so long as she retains custody of daughter.

Grastner died in '64.

Arlene Iverson.

All assets to daughter on 25th birthday.

silicone, Myerson clinic, '61.

following removal of ovarian cyst.

May '70, after auto accident.

admission result of bodily assault...

from second husband, Iverson.

Hi. Anybody home?

Yeah. Up here.

Why don't you watch it downstairs?|That thing will kill your eyes.

- Who's winning?|- Nobody.

One side's just losing|slower than the other.

What's wrong? You have a hard day?

How was the movie?

Pretty arty.

Did Charles like it?

He thought it was yummy.|We had a bite to eat afterwards.

Can you come downstairs|and watch the game?

Yeah, I'll be down in a minute.


I'm gonna make some cocoa.|You want a cup?

No, thanks. I'm fine.

Hey, Quentin?

- Are you Quentin?|- Who's looking for him?

Moseby Confidential.

What kind of bullshit name is that?

It's not so hot. At least it doesn't|have an eye printed on the card.

I'm looking for Delly Grastner.

Delly isn't around here anymore.

You got any idea where she could be?

Is she visiting friends? Is she meditating?|Did she join a commune?

Delly's idea of a commune|is her and the guy on top of her.

- When's the last time you saw her?|- Screw off, mister.

- Hey! What is this?|- What happened to your face?

- I won second prize in a fight.|- Where's the last place you saw Delly?

- In New Mexico.|- Easy.

I went down there on a job.|A movie location.

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Alan Sharp

Alan Sharp (12 January 1934 – 8 February 2013) was a Scottish novelist and screenwriter. He published two novels in the 1960s, and subsequently wrote the screenplays for about twenty films, mostly produced in the United States. more…

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