Sit back, enjoy an adult beverage or twoand sightsee for a bit. Of course the revelation of the love of that young man for his boss is dramatized by Clint Eastwood, and maybe even too much because that was the intimate and private life of two men who did not reveal anything in public, far from it.
So the journalist specializing in that kind of muck-spreading via a newspaper and a radio show looks for one Hollywood artist who he could blackmail into being the spy, the fink in fact for his own friends. And one day another dramatic event will happen and that will bring the crazy friend around and that will bring the world upside down and that will bring the world back onto its feet because it was standing its feet in the air before.
He has to turn his frustration onto the people who accompanied him in that descent to hell, to a type of exploitation that does not even have a name in any decent language. Music by Damita J. The guidance these kids needed and expected could easily be turned into complete alienation and physical violence and the love they looked for and wanted could be twisted into sexual abuse in a jiffy.
He will explain how he recruited him because he needed someone and he knew that young man needed a strong paternal figure that he accepted to be. And you can keep that cadaver for ever and ever in your front garden or your back yard, next to your swimming pool if you have one or behind your cherry tree if there is one in your back garden.