An Imperfect Murder

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An Imperfect Murder
An Imperfect Murder poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed byJames Toback
Written byJames Toback
Produced by
CinematographyLarry McConkey
Edited byAaron Yanes
Music byJeanne Fox
  • Film Mode Entertainment
  • BondIt Media Capital
Distributed byQuiver Distribution
Release dates
  • September 3, 2017 (2017-09-03) (Venice)
  • October 9, 2020 (2020-10-09) (United States)
Running time
71 minutes
CountryUnited States

An Imperfect Murder (also known as The Private Life of a Modern Woman) is a 2017 American drama film written and directed by James Toback. It was screened out of competition at the 74th Venice International Film Festival.[1]

It was released in limited theaters and on VOD in the United States on October 9, 2020 by Quiver Distribution.

It was the final film to star Charles Grodin, who died on May 18, 2021.



On the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, 40% of five critics' reviews are positive, with an average rating of 3.00/10.[2]


  1. ^ "Venice Competition Includes Films From George Clooney, Guillermo del Toro, Darren Aronofsky". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 27, 2017.
  2. ^ "An Imperfect Murder". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango Media. Edit this at Wikidata

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