(1991) Directed by Kenneth Branagh. Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Derek Jacobi. (107 min.) R. 35mm from UNCSA.
A shabby LA PI is sucked into an amnesiac’s nightmares about a 1940s murder case. This underrated thriller channels Hitchcock’s dread and obsessions, meshing melodrama and wry wit, spiraling between now and a past—shot in film noir black and white. Introduced by Laura Boyes.
“It puts the fun back into suspending your disbelief” (Entertainment Weekly).
We’re excited to announce a new ongoing series we’re calling NCMA ArtHouse. The mostly monthly screenings are curated and introduced by John Munson, who for 25 years was program manager for the Rialto, Raleigh’s oldest art house cinema. The series highlights the latest in critically acclaimed independent, international, and documentary features.
Other screenings are chosen and introduced by NCMA film curator Laura Boyes, who brings some classic film noir to the fall lineup.