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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12
Cast
Robert Mitchum
Shelley Winters
Lillian Gish
Directors
Charles Laughton
Screenwriters
James Agee
Running Time
93 minutes

The Night Of The Hunter
Charles Laughton's great rural noir


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The Night Of The Hunter

Plot
A sinister crook posing as a preacher pursues two children for the secret they are privy to of the location of a cache of money.


Verdict
Ignored for a long time, this film is now impossible to ignore. Mitchum is magnetic.


Reviewed by Adam Smith

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