Still regarded as one of the steamiest movie's of all time, Body Heat is a fantastic exponenet of how noir has developed. 4/5 stars ” Empire Magazine
Part of our FOUR PILLARS SUMMER FESTIVAL!
Made from classic noir ingredients and flavored with a heaping helping of steamy modern spice, BODY HEAT is gonna get ya steamy!
Shyster lawyer Ned Racine (William Hurt) begins a passionate affair with Matty Walker (Kathleen Turner), wife of a wealthy Florida businessman (Richard Crenna). With the help of one of his criminal clients, bomb maker Teddy Lewis (Mickey Rourke), Ned hatches a scheme to kill Matty’s husband so that they can run away together with his money. But complications build upon double-crosses, launching the hapless lawyer into a situation far more treacherous than he imagined.
Pre-Film music from Mohair Slim (Blue Juice, PBS FM)
Playing steamy Louisiana blues and rhythm and blues music on rare original 45s vinyl and 78 shellac.
- 113 MINS