The night of the hunter


  • Titel: The night of the hunter / Directed by Charles Laughton ; starring: Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lilian Gish ; screenplay by James Agee ; based upon the novel by Davis Grubb ; music composed and conducted by Walter Schumann
  • Reihe: The Criterion Collection ; 541
  • Person(en): Laughton, Charles [Regie] ; Mitchum, Robert [Schauspieler*in] ; Winters, Shelley [Schauspieler*in] ; Gish, Lillian [Schauspieler*in] ; Agee, James [Drehbuch] ; Grubb, Davis [Drehbuch] ; Schumann, Walter [Komposition]
  • Produktion: USA 1955
  • Sprache: Englisch. Englische Originalfassung. Untertitel: Englisch für Hörbehinderte
  • Originalsprache: Englisch
  • Umfang: 2 Blu-ray Discs (93 min) : Ton (Monoaural), schwarz-weiß ; Breitbild (1,66:1) + 1 Booklet
  • Erschienen: Großbritannien : The Criterion Collection, 2021
  • EAN, ISMN/Preis: 5050629520330 : EUR 16.70
  • FSK/USK: FSK: Keine Angabe/Lektorat: ab 12
  • Anmerkungen: Special features: Commentary with second-unit director Terry Sanders, film archivist Robert Gitt, film critic F.X. Feeney and author Preston Neal Jones. 'The making of The night of the hunter' documentary; 'Moving pictures' documentary; 'Stanley Cortez' interview; 'Simon Callow on Charles Laughton' interview; 'The Ed Sullivan Show' excerpt from the September 25, 1955 episode; Davis Grubb sketches ; Disc 2. Charles Laughton directs 'The night of the hunter, ' a two and a half hour compilation of outtakes and behind the scenes footage, Introduction by Robert Gitt and Leonard Maltin
  • Signatur: UNTERHALTUNG und KREATIVITÄT > Filme
  • Spielfilm Englisch NIGH

Inhalt: A self-styled preacher marries and murders the widow of an executed convict with whom he once shared a cell. He then terrorizes her two young children to force them to tell him the whereabouts of the $10,000 he knows their father hid before his imprisonment.