Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Bernice "Bernie" Rhodenbarr is a burglar by trade, and she runs a bookstore as well. Her friend Carl Hefler is a dog groomer. After a successful burglary, it's discovered that a dead body was in the house she burgled. As she's the only one who can be placed at the scene of the crime, she has to use her criminal skills to clear her name of the murder AND avoid getting charged with the burglary.
humorous, not serious, realistic, melancholic, surreal, sexy, clever, satirical
police investigation, crime, chase, nothing goes right, odd couple, protagonist as suspect, witnessing a crime, twists & turns, burglar, thief, manipulations, mentor, on the run, fantasy world, murder, cons and scams, catastrophe, false accusation, family, frame up, dialogue, storytelling, heist, suspicion of murder, destiny ...
california, usa, san francisco