fredag 25 december 2009

British 50s suspense films coming from Optimum

An Inspector Calls (Guy Hamilton, 1954)

A young girl is murdered, and an Inspector calls on a prosperous Yorkshire household investigating the sad circumstances behind her death. Each one of the family has a secret - and each one is partly responsible for the girl's fate. The determined Inspector must prove their collective guilt and the shattering denouncement reveals why.

An adaptation of J.B. Priestley's classic play. Release date March 1, 2010.

Secret People (Thorold Dickinson, 1952)
A dark and suspenseful drama set in 1930s London. Maria Brentano and her younger sister Nora flee to London after their father is murdered by a European minister. Seven years later, during a weekend trip to Paris, Maria unexpectedly meets Louis, her former lover who is now plotting the assassination of the same minister. Maria and Nora become involved in the plan, which goes tragically wrong when the bomb they plant kills an innocent bystander. Facing the consequences of her actions and harboring dark secrets, Maria escapes and assumes a new identity, but later discovers that her sister is involved with Louis in a dangerous plot, and decides to boldly act in order to save her... Release date January 18, 2010.

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