Play Misty for Me
- Original title
Play Misty for Me
- Running time
- 102 min.
- United States
Jo Heims, Dean Riesner (Story: Jo Heims)
Universal Pictures / The Malpaso Company
Mystery. Drama | Crime. Radio
- Synopsis / Plot
- This was Clint Eastwood's directorial debut. Dave Garver (Eastwood) is a Carmel, California, disc jockey who gets a call every night from a mysterious woman listener who requests that he play the Erroll Garner classic "Misty." After breaking up with his girlfriend Tobie (Mills), Dave looks for action in the local bars and meets Evelyn (Walter), a rather high-strung but seductive woman who is the mysterious voice that requests "Misty." The lustful pair adjourn to Evelyn's apartment and they sleep together with the understanding that it will be a one-night stand. Unfortunately for Dave, Evelyn is quite mad and absolutely refuses to leave him alone despite the fact that he has patched up his relationship with Tobie. Evelyn's jealous rage is at first suicidal, then quite murderous.
: Golden Globes: Nominated for Best Actress - Drama (Jessica Walter)
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