Matinee Thursday @ Epiphany : The Night of the Hunter
Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters
MGM/UA; Directed by Charles Laughton
Black and White; Not Rated; 91 minutes; 1955
Charles Laughton’s only film as a director is considered a unique masterpiece of American cinema. A psychopathic preacher goes on the trail of hidden money, the secret of which is held by two children. A weird, manic fantasy in which evil confronts the power of innocence.