Pickup On South Street

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Petty crook Skip McCoy (Richard Widmark) has his eyes fixed on the big score. When the cocky three-time convict picks the pocketbook of unsuspecting Candy (Jean Peters), he finds a more spectacular haul than he could have imagined: a strip of microfilm bearing confidential U.S. information. Tailed by manipulative Feds and the unwitting courier’s Communist puppeteers, Skip and Candy find themselves in a precarious gambit that pits greed against redemption, right against Red, and passion against self-preservation. With its dazzling cast and writer-director Samuel Fuller’s signature hard-boiled repartee and raw energy, Pickup on South Street is a true film noir classic by one of America’s most passionate cinematic craftspeople.

 

This film is part of our program Tales From Nightmare Alley.


Regisseur

  • Samuel Fuller

Acteurs

  • Richard Widmark
  • Jean Peters
  • Thelma Ritter

Jaar

  • 1953

Speelduur

  • 1 uur en 20 minuten

Subtitles

  • Geen

Kijkwijzer

  • 12