After the mystical disappearance of Tom Gruneman his best friend a private detective John Klute starting his own investigation. The primary evidence in this case will become the memories of a prostitute Bri Daniel.
Her life rule is «the rules’ are there to be broken!». In same way living one of her clients who will become an important person in Toms investigation. During his searching Gruneman will find something very unusual in one of the police reports.
Klute is the first installment of what informally came to be known as Pakula’s «paranoia trilogy».
The other two films in the trilogy are The Parallax View (1974) and All The President’s Men (1976).
In early 70`s the thriller of Alan J. Pakula more looked like drama.
Moviegoer could explore the people characters, their loneliness and deep disorder. That`s why this movie was so fresh and unconventional in past.
In matter a fact if you are a big fan of intense action movie maybe you should think twice before watching it.
But if you like to dive to the atmosphere of the retrospective New York’s life this masterpiece is special for you!
Director: Alan J. Pakula
Writers: Andy Lewis, David E. Lewis
Stars: Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland, Charles Cioffi