Touch of Evil

This twisting cinematic masterpiece of style and suspense, based on the Whit Masterson novel, features Orson Welles as a corrupt cane-wielding official in a seedy Mexican border town at odds with a newly married narcotics cop (Charlton Heston). Embroiled in the murder mystery are Janet Leigh, Akim Tamiroff and Marlene Dietrich.

Year: 1958
Genre: Alice's 500 Greatest Films, Cult Films / After Dark, Classic Film Noir, Film Festivals 1999, Film Festivals 1987, Nick's Favourites, Based on..., Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die), Best of the 1950s
Country: USA
Director: Orson Welles
Starring: Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh, Orson Welles, Akim Tamiroff, Joseph Calleia, Marlene Dietrich, Zsa Zsa Gabor
Duration: 108 Minutes
Rating: M
Location in store: Alice's 500 Greatest Films



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