(John Boulting, 1947).
One of the key works of British cinema of the 1940s, beautifully shot by Harry Waxman, Boulting's thriller does a good job of capturing the mood of nihilist despair and hopeless fear of Graham Greene's superb between-the-wars novel. Richard Attenborough delivers a superb portrait of the sadistic and cowardly seventeen-year-old Pinkie.
Wed., June 24, 1, 2:45, 4:30, 6:15, 8 & 9:45 p.m.; Thu., June 25, 1, 2:45, 4:30, 6:15, 8 & 9:45 p.m., 2009
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