Detective Fiction
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Detective Fiction
Minnesota-based playwright Patrick Coyle writes, directs, and stars in the feature film Detective Fiction, adapted from the stage play of the same name. Jack Hannan (Coyle) is a technical writer and a recovering alcoholic. Court-ordered to stay sober, Jack begins to work on a 1940s-style detective novel. He meets Leslie (Sarah Agnew) in his AA group and fantasizes about her, only to find out she is nothing like his imagined femme fatale character. Meanwhile, Jack's estranged wife, Jennifer (Mo Collins), has left her job as a psychologist to go back to school. Ignored by her husband, she… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 40%

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"Solid acting and sympathy developed for a couple anxious to work out of a marriage-threatening crisis give grown-up audiences something to grab onto."
‑ Todd McCarthy, Variety
"As slow as molasses, but it creates a strong mood and has believable characters."
‑ Steve Rhodes, Internet Reviews
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