Night Moves is a detective film that was released on June 11, 1975. The movie was directed by Arthur Penn and written by Alan Sharp. Night Moves centers around Harry Moseby (Gene Hackman), a former football player turned private investigator living in Los Angeles, California. Harry is not happy with this life, due to his occupation and his wife Ellen's (Susan Clark) infidelity. To get his mind off of his problems, Harry takes a seemingly easy case from actress Arlene Iverson (Janet Ward), who is searching for her missing daughter Delly Grastner (Melanie Griffith). The search takes Harry and Arlene to the Florida Keys, where in the process of searching for Delly, the two have an affair. While in the Florida Keys, Harry discovers a slew of accidental deaths and begins to wonder if something deeper is going on. Gene Hackman was nominated for the BAFTA award for his role as Harry Moseby.