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They Live by Night (Your Red Wagon) (1948)

They Live by Night
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Cathy O Cathy O'Donnell
Keechie
Howard Da Silva Howard Da Silva
Chickamaw
Helen Craig Helen Craig
Mattie
Will Wright Will Wright
Mobley
William Phipps William Phipps
Young Farmer
Ian Wolfe Ian Wolfe
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Charles Schnee Charles Schnee
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Nicholas Ray Nicholas Ray
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Los amantes de la noche

12 years, 10 months ago at Apr 21 13:01
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Los amantes de la noche es el primer largometraje de Nicholas Ray, y es un muy digno debut y una película altamente interesante.

La historia es mas o menos la siguiente.

Bowie (Farley Granger) es un muchacho de 23 años que lleva 7 en la carcel. Junto con otros 2 reclusos bastante mayores que él, Chicamaw (Howard da Silva) y T-Dub (Jay C. Flippen) se fugan de la pri... read more
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Description: Legendary director Nicholas Ray began his career with this lyrical film noir, the first in a series of existential genre films overflowing with sympathy for America’s outcasts and underdogs. When the wide-eyed fugitive Bowie (Farley Granger), having broken out of prison with some bank robbers, meets the innocent Keechie (Cathy O’Donnell), each recognizes something in the other that no one else ever has. The young lovers envision a new, decent life together, but as they flee the cops and contend with Bowie’s fellow outlaws, who aren’t about to let him go straight, they realize there’s nowhere left to run. Ray brought an ... (more)
Release date: 24 November 1948
Tags: Film Noir (4), Romance (3), Crime (3), 1948 (3), 1940s (3), Helicopter Shot (1), Drama (1), 40's (1), Tragic Ending (1), Jewelry Store (1), HQ (1), Bank Robbery (1), Bus (1), Texas (1), Betrayal (1), Based On Novel (1), Wedding (1), Police (1), Pregnancy (1)
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"Watched: January 31, 2020. Director: Nicholas Ray Starring: Cathy O'Donnell as Keechie Farley Granger as Bowie Howard Da Silva as Chickamaw I found this film to be really entertaining and stylish! I loved how the impossible love story between Keechie and Bowie was depicted. There was something timeless about it, that did not feel dated, as it is sometimes the case in classic Hollywood movies. Really, the cinematography was great, Farley Granger was great. Cool film, cool story. My ratin"


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