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  • Venue
    Little Theatre
  • Date Time
    29 November 2023 | 6:30 pm
  • Age Limit
  • Duration
    94 mins

Event Details

In a Lonely Place (1950)
B&W Film Screening

An NCPA & Film Heritage Foundation Presentation

When a gifted but washed-up screenwriter with a hair-trigger temper—Humphrey Bogart, in a revelatory, vulnerable performance—becomes the prime suspect in a brutal Tinseltown murder, the only person who can supply an alibi for him is a seductive neighbour (Gloria Grahame) with her own troubled past. The emotionally charged In a Lonely Place, freely adapted from a Dorothy B. Hughes thriller, is a brilliant, turbulent mix of suspenseful noir and devastating melodrama, fuelled by powerhouse performances. An uncompromising tale of two people desperate to love yet struggling with their demons and each other, this is one of the greatest films of the 1950s and a benchmark in the career of the classic Hollywood auteur Nicholas Ray.

Directed by Nicholas Ray
Produced by Robert Lord
Written by Andrew Solt, Edmund H. North, Dorothy B. Hughes
Screenplay by Andrew Solt
Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Gloria Grahame, Frank Lovejoy, Carl Benton Reid & Art Smith


Admission on a first-come-first-served basis. NCPA Members will get preferential seating till 6.20 pm.

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