Prestige Sleaze: Body Heat (35mm)

Body Heat

USA | 1981 | 113 min. | Lawrence Kasdan

June 14 - 23, 2024

Prestige Sleaze

Body Heat is a scorching neo-noir thriller set in a sultry Florida town. William Hurt's naive lawyer falls into a seductive trap laid by Kathleen Turner's femme fatale. Their affair ignites a deadly game of passion and deception, culminating in a twisty, steamy climax. With its sultry atmosphere and sharp dialogue,Body Heat is a gripping tale of lust, betrayal, and murder that keeps viewers on edge until the very end. Presented on 35mm.

Body Heat sizzles with seduction and suspicion in a humid Florida town. William Hurt's blundering lawyer, Ned, falls into Kathleen Turner's femme fatale trap, sparking a steamy affair that heats up more than the sweltering weather. As their passion reaches a boiling point, they concoct a plot to rid themselves of Ned's wealthy wife, unaware of the twists awaiting them. The sultry atmosphere mirrors their escalating desires, blurring the line between lust and danger. With a soundtrack as smooth as silk sheets and dialogue as sharp as a knife, this neo-noir thriller keeps you guessing until the fiery finale. Body Heat is a classic cocktail of romance, betrayal, and crime, served with a wink and a twist that will leave you both charmed and chilled.

  • Director: Lawrence Kasdan
  • Principal Cast: William Hurt, Kathleen Turner, Ted Danson, Richard Crenna
  • Country: USA
  • Year: 1981
  • Running Time: 113 min.
  • Producer: Fred T. Gallo
  • Screenplay: Lawrence Kasdan
  • Cinematographers: Richard H. Kline
  • Editors: Carol Littleton
  • Music: John Barry
  • Filmography: The Big Chill (1983) Silverado (1985)
  • Language: English
  • Format: 35mm