Columbo: Murder, A Self-Portrait (1989)

Columbo: Murder, A Self-Portrait





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When an artist is hounded by his argumentative ex-wife, he kills her on the Malibu beach but makes plans to have it look like he was working miles away in his studio. It's up to disheveled detective Columbo to solve the case in this made-for-television movie.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Drama
Directed By:
On DVD: Apr 24, 2007
Universal TV



as Lt. Columbo

as Max Barsini

as Vanessa

as Dr. Sidney Hammer
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Stylistic and well-crafted, Murder, A Self Portrait is a noir thriller that's fun and exciting. While investigating a drowning Lt. Columbo suspects the victim's ex-husband, famous painter Max Barsini, of killing her, and attempts to prove it by using her dream therapy tape recordings. The characters are quite interesting and are developed fairly well. The visual style of the film is also impressive, especially in its usage of noir undertones. Murder, A Self Portrait is an artistic and intriguing mystery film that's full of suspense.

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