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Absence of Malice (1981)

Genre:Drama, Romance, Suspense/Thriller
Release Date:January 1, 2003
Running time:116 minutes
Cast:Paul Newman, Sally Field, Bob Balaban, Melinda Dillon, Luther Adler
Director:Sydney Pollack
Writer:Kurt Luedtke

Description: In this legal drama from director Sydney Pollack, Sally Field stars as Megan, an ambitious newpaper reporter who, based on information from FBI investigator Rosen, played by Bob Balaban, writes a scathing article that implicates Gallagher, a reclusive business-owner played by Paul Newman, in the recent disappearance of a labor leader. When Gallagher confronts Megan and sets her straight, the two team together to prove his innocence and have a few romantic interludes along the way. Wilford Brimley and Melinda Dillon also star.~ Matthew Tobey, All Movie Guide

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