Absence of Malice
Miami liquor wholesaler Michael Gallagher, who is the son of a deceased criminal, awakens one day to find himself a front-page story in the local newspaper. The paper indicates that he is being investigated in the disappearance and presumed murder of a local longshoreman's union official, Joey Diaz.
|David Rayfiel Kurt Luedtke
|Miami Miami metropolitan area
|crime drama thriller
|attorney general crime boss district attorney federal agent federal prosecutor follow front page grand jury kill local newspaper love affair meet morning newspaper reporter principal us attorney general
|Academy Award for Best Actor Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay
|Ronald L. Schwary