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The Killing / Killer's Kiss ( Blu-ray )

'The Killing' (1956) - An early Stanley Kubrick classic about an elaborate race track robbery filmed with total artistic freedom using a multilayered simultaneous storyline. A major work by this accomplished director. Tarantino's 'Reservoir Dogs' followed the structure of this film. 'Killer's Kiss' (1955) - Killer's Kiss is a 1955 movie produced, directed and written by a 27 year old Stanley Kubrick. Coming off the heels of a poorly received first effort, 1953's Fear and Desire, Kubrick stormed back with an interesting little story set in the heart of New York City. Prize-fighter Davy Gordon intervenes when private dancer Gloria Price is being attacked by her employer and lover Vincent Raphello. This brings the two together and they get involved with each other, which displeases Raphello. Killer's Kiss is a fascinating movie to look back at, as it is a notable thriller in its own right.

Year: 1956
Genre: Cult Films / After Dark, Classic Film Noir, Film Festivals 2002, Best of the 1950s, Blu-ray Discs
Country: USA
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Starring: Coleen Gray, Frank Silvera, Irene Kane, Jamie Smith, Sterling Hayden, Vince Edwards
Duration: 84 Minutes
Rating: PG - Contains violence
Location in store: Classic Noir

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