- The Big Fix
name = The Big Fix
caption = Theatrical release poster
Carl Borack Richard Dreyfuss
Roger L. Simon
editing = Patrick Kennedy
released = 1978
runtime = 108 min.
country = USA
language = English
amg_id = 1:5418
imdb_id = 0077233
"The Big Fix" is a 1978 film directed by
Jeremy Kaganand based on the novel by Roger L. Simon, who also wrote the screenplay. It starred Richard Dreyfussas private detective Moses Wine and co-starred Susan Anspachand John Lithgow. "The Big Fix" had no relationship to the 1947 movie of the same name.
A former 1960s student
activistturned private detectivesearches for missing Berkeley activist with whom he shared the barricades. Moses Wine is contacted by Lila, an old flame back from his radical college days. She wants him to work for Miles Hawthorne, who is a candidate running for governor of California. Moses is told that a flyer is being distributed around the state with a doctored photo of Hawthorne with a 1960s radical named Howard Eppis — a fugitive who had been convicted in absentia for inciting violence against the government — falsely claiming that Eppis is supporting him for governor. This libelis a clear attempt to destroy Hawthorne's chances for being elected. Moses sets out to find out who is responsible — with deadly results.
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