Butley is a drama film that was released in 1974. The film involves a detective who finds himself with his life quickly turning into utter ruin. The man is having problems at work that involve dealing with difficult cases, and major problems with his co-workers. His home life is even stranger. The man is in the strange situation of having his wife leaving him, and the boyfriend he has kept on the side does not want to be with him anymore. This leaves one with the question of if he is going to make it through this tough time. Butley was directed by Harold Pinter.