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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
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Shelley Winters
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James Agee
Running Time
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Night Of The Hunter
Celluloid's most satanic God-botherer relentlessly pursues two children in a search for hidden wonga


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Plot
Two young innocents are left fatherless when their bank robber pa Ben Harper goes to the noose but not before he has stashed a load of stolen swag or before the sinister evangelist Harry Powell sharing his cell gets wind of it


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A monochrome masterpiece, pure cinematic alchemy and just about every other superlative that spells genius


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