Pulp
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A year after Get Carter (1971), director Mike Hodges and star Michael Caine reunited for this comic crime thriller. Caine stars as Mickey King, a writer of cheap paperback detective novels, living in Rome and cranking one noir book after another. King is approached by Ben Dinuccio (Lionel Stander) and offered an abnormally large sum to ghost write the autobiography of a mystery celebrity. The intrigued King agrees and is transported to a remote island where he meets his subject, Preston Gilbert (Mickey Rooney), a one-time movie star known for playing gangsters and notorious for hanging out… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 67%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Hodges avails himself of the private-eye genre's deaths, sex and homophobia, yet comedy loosens his nihilism"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"A sempre presente narração em off é um dos muitos problemas do filme - especialmente se considerarmos que o narrador é justamente um escritor medíocre."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
"Had some fun in it."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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