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Compulsion (1959) (1959)

Compulsion (1959)
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Orson Welles Orson Welles
Jonathan Wilk
Diane Varsi Diane Varsi
Ruth Evans
Dean Stockwell Dean Stockwell
Judd Steiner
Bradford Dillman Bradford Dillman
Arthur A. Straus
E.G. Marshall E.G. Marshall
District Attorney Harold Horn
Martin Milner Martin Milner
Sid Brooks
Richard Anderson Richard Anderson
Max Steiner
Robert F. Simon Robert F. Simon
Police Lt. Johnson


Written by
Richard Murphy Richard Murphy
(screenplay)
Meyer Levin Meyer Levin


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Impulso criminal

10 years, 2 months ago at Apr 21 14:41
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La película se basa en el caso real de Nathan Leopold y Richard Loeb, dos universitarios procedentes de familias adineradas que secuestraron y mataron a un chaval de 14 años, en 1924. (Fleischer utiliza como base un best seller escrito sobre el citado caso, que ya había usado Hitchcock para ‘La soga’).

La película se divide en 2 partes. La primera nos muestra a los 2 jóven... read more
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Two close friends, arrogantly and without remorse, kidnap and murder a young boy. They are caught and put to trial where their larger-than-life... Two close friends, arrogantly and without remorse, kidnap and murder a young boy. They are caught and put to trial where their larger-than-life defense lawyer blames the Establishment for their actions.
Release date: 1 April 1959
Tags: Drama (3), 1959 (3), History (2), Biography (2), Crime (2), Murder (2), Black & White (2), Thriller (2), Courtroom (2), # Eng (1), Law (1), Based On True Story (1), Courtroom Drama (1), Kidnapping (1), Chicago (1), 50's (1), 1950's (1)
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"Kaksi nuorta miestä murhaa hieman. Seuraa oikeudenkäynti, ja filmin pelastava osuus, eli aivan helvetin kiinnostunut Orson Welles puolustusasianajajana. Kuvaus on myös ihan tyylikästä.Orson oli tässä vielä suht.normaalin ihmisen kokoinen."


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" Where: At Home, Netflix Instant Thoughts: I was stuck in bed sick all day so it was easy to make a double feature. I thought Compulsion would be an interesting film to watch since, A) I just watched a film with Orson Welles made 10 years prior, and B) I've seen the movie Rope, another interpretation of this infamous true crime duo, at least ten times, so it would be cool to compare them. The first part of this movie was really great and I liked it for a lot of the same reasons I liked The T"


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