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The Night of the Hunter

Cast

Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish, James Gleason View All


Crew

James Agee (Screenplay), Charles Laughton (Screenplay), Charles Laughton (Director) View All

Release: Aug. 26th, 1955
Runtime: 1 hour, 33 minutes
In the Deep South, a serial-killing preacher hunts two young children who know the whereabouts of a stash of money.
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Citizen Rules
No it doesn't look real, and it doesn't look gritty noir either, it wasn't suppose to...It does look like a storybook, as the children take the same journey Moses did down the Nile.
the samoan lawyer
Based on the novel of the same title, Night of the Huntercasts Robert Mitchum in the lead role as Harry Powell, an unethical preachercum murderer.
TheUsualSuspect
While the film is good and full of suspense the one key factor that sells it is Mitchum, who is so devishly good as the preacher who preaches love/hate, written on his fingers.
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