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Bitter Victory


(Nicholas Ray, 1957).
Richard Burton gives the finest performance of his career in Ray’s anguished drama about the rivalry between two British army officers during the North African campaign in World War II. The bleak story is beautifully shot in black and white ‘Scope.

Tue., Aug. 4, 1, 4:35 & 8:10 p.m., 2009

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on July 28, 2009

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