(1946) Directed by Julien Duvivier. Michel Simon, Viviane Romance, Max Dalban. (91 min.) In French with English subtitles. Restoration on DCP.
A shy loner, missing no detail in his urban neighborhood, is victimized by a murderer when he observes his crime. Based on a novel by master mystery writer Georges Simenon. Julien Duvivier uses France’s postwar malaise over collaboration to craft a film of heartbreaking betrayal. Introduced by Laura Boyes.
“A dark and compelling film, chilling to the bone (Los Angeles Times).
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.