(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).
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