Call Northside 777
2011
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Director: Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger
A group of Anglo-Catholic nuns open a school and a hospital in an isolated Himalayan valley. As they face a series of obstacles from the villagers and a hostile environment, tensions begin to grow. In Michael Powell's own view, this film (starring Deborah Kerr, Sabu, Jean Simmons, David Farrar and Flora Robson) was the most erotic film he ever made.
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  • Call Northside 777 / $7.35
  • Director:- Henry Hathaway

    Based on a true story, this film dealing with guilt and innocence has James Stewart playing a hard-boiled journalist who tries to rescue a prisoner wrongly convicted 11 years before. Richard Conte plays the imprisoned Frank Wiecek, a character based on Joseph Majczek, who was wrongly convicted of the murder of a Chicago policeman in 1932, one of the worst years of organized crime during Prohibition.

    About Director:- One of the pioneers of the semi-documentary crime thriller in Hollywood, film historians have broken Henry Hathaway’s career in into five stages: The solidarity of men in action (The Lives of a Bengal Lancer), Patriotism (The House on 92nd Street), Complex psychology (Call Northside 777), Personal quests (From Hell to Texas) and Reflective aging protagonists (True Grit).
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