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David Mamet

The Spanish Prisoner

Edition 1997
100' - 1997 - Mystery, Drama, Thriller - Dialogue: English
Director: David Mamet Composer: Carter Burwell With: Steve Martin, Ben Gazzara, Campbell Scott, Ricky Jay, Rebecca Pidgeon, Felicity Huffman
Joe Ross has invented an invaluable business strategy known as “The Process”. It’s safe in his office safe, on incopyable paper. It will make millions, probably billions for his employers. With, Joe hopes, a generous cut for himself. A chance meeting with jetsetter Jimmy Dell causes Joe to feel he is being edged out of the cut. Another chance encounter with an FBI agent proves useful when Joe realises his problem is bigger than he thought - only - the FBI presume that He is the problem, that he’s stealing his own invention. And everyone - his boss Klein; Jimmy Dell, his secretary Susan; and, naturally, the FBI - all offer to help him out of an increasing insiders conundrum.

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Credits

Director

David Mamet

Composer

Carter Burwell

With

Steve Martin, Ben Gazzara, Campbell Scott, Ricky Jay, Rebecca Pidgeon, Felicity Huffman

Scenario

David Mamet

Director of Photography

Gabriel Beristain

Editor

Barbara Tulliver

Producer

Jean Doumanian

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

United States of America

Year

1997

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