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The Night of the Hunter ( Blu-ray )

Robert Mitchum gives one of his best performances as Harry Powell, a psychotic self-styled preacher who is after the stolen money of a hanged man. Set in a small West Virginia community during the Depression, this is Charles Laughtos only screen credit as a director. He makes the most of the opportunity.

Year: 1955
Genre: Alice's 500 Greatest Films, Cult Films / After Dark, Classic Film Noir, Paul's Favourites, Best of the 1950s, Empire Mag's Greatest 201, Spiritual Cinema, Alice Members' Top 100, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die), Blu-ray Discs, Julia's Favourites
Country: USA
Director: Charles Laughton
Starring: Lillian Gish, Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters
Duration: 93 Minutes
Rating: PG
8/10
Location in store: Alice's 500 Greatest Films

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