1935. USA. John Ford. 97 min.
Monday, May 23, 2011, 4:30 p.m.
Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2
1935. USA. Directed by John Ford. Screenplay by Dudley Nichols, based on the novel by Liam O’Flaherty. With Victor McLaglen, Heather Angel, Preston Foster, Margot Grahame, Wallace Ford, Una O’Connor, J. M. Kerrigan. In 1920, during the Irish War of Independence, an Irish rebel informs on his friend, and his growing sense of guilt leads to his undoing. Ford’s atmospheric film makes use of Dublin’s Abbey actors and shows the influence of German Expressionism from his time at Fox. The film was met with critical acclaim and eventually won four Academy Awards. 97 min.