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Letter from an Unknown Woman

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Dir. Max Ophuls (1948).
Although mangled by its studio, this heroically masochistic weepie remains the most heartbreaking of Ophuls’s Hollywood melodramas-no amount of interference can efface his refined sensibility and virtuoso moving camera.

Wed., Dec. 29, 1 p.m.; Fri., Dec. 31, 8:30 p.m., 2010

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on December 22, 2010

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