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Thu, Mar 17, 2016

Prime Noir of the 1940sRepertory Series Archive

They Live By Night

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THEY LIVE BY NIGHT

75 Years of Film Noir, Part 4: Prime Noir of the 1940s

Double Feature with THIEVES’ HIGHWAY

THEY LIVE BY NIGHT shows in place of FORCE OF EVIL.

(1948) dir Nicholas Ray w/Cathy O’Donnell, Farley Granger, Howard Da Silva, Jay C. Flippen [95 min; 35mm]
The directorial debut of the great Nicholas Ray (Rebel Without a Cause), THEY LIVE BY NIGHT features Farley Granger as a wrongfully accused man who breaks out of prison in order to prove his innocence and eventually meets and marries Cathy O’Donnell. Despite their desire to settle down and live a normal life, the past quickly catches up with them.

“A key film noir of the 40s, this was Nicholas Ray’s first film as a director (1949), and the freshness of his expressionist-documentary style is still apparent and gripping.” – Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader

“Passionate, lyrical, and imaginative, it’s a remarkably assured debut, from the astonishing opening helicopter shot that follows the escaped convicts’ car to freedom, to the final, inexorably tragic climax.” – Geoff Andrew, Time Out

Buy Tickets – 1940s Film Noir:

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LAURA
Wed 3/9 at 7:30 PM
THE RECKLESS MOMENT
Wed 3/9 at 5:30 9:30 PM
THE BLUE DAHLIA
Thu 3/10 at 7:30 PM
THIS GUN FOR HIRE
Thu 3/10 at 5:30 9:30 PM
*THEY LIVE BY NIGHT
Fri 3/11 at 8:00 PM
(in place of KISS OF DEATH)
MINISTRY OF FEAR
Sat 3/12 at 7:00 PM
THE BIG CLOCK
Sat 3/12 at 9:00 PM
KEY LARGO
Sun 3/13 at 2:30 7:00 PM
TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT
Sun 3/13 at 4:45 9:15 PM
ACT OF VIOLENCE
Mon 3/14 at 7:30 PM
CRACK-UP
Mon 3/14 at 5:30 9:30 PM
*KISS OF DEATH
Wed 3/16 at 5:30 7:30 9:30 PM
(in place of THEY LIVE BY NIGHT)
THIEVES’ HIGHWAY
Thu 3/17 at 7:30 PM
*THEY LIVE BY NIGHT
Thu 3/17 at 5:30 9:30 PM
(in place of FORCE OF EVIL)

 
Brattle Passes accepted. *Please note schedule changes on Fri 3/11, Wed 3/16, and Thu 3/17

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