Hangmen Also Die

Directed by Fritz Lang

Year: 1943
Running Time: 134
Color Type: Black & White
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
Country: U.S.
Language: English
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Hangmen Also Die

Cast
Brian Donlevy
Anna Lee
Walter Brennan
Alexander Granach
Hans Heinrich von Twardowski

Crew
Cinematographer James Wong Howe
Writer Bertolt Brecht
Directed by Fritz Lang


"Reveals Mr. Lang as a master of concentrated suspense." - The New York Times

Newly Restored! Beautifully shot by James Wong Howe and tightly scripted by Bertolt Brecht and director Fritz Lang in their only collaboration, this noir-like espionage thriller is set in occupied Czechoslovakia and revolves around the successful plot by the Czech resistance to assassinate Deputy Reich-Protector of Bohemia and Moravia "Hangman" Reinhard Heydrich and the hunt by the Gestapo to track down the killers.

Reviews

"Fritz Lang has returned to the starkly melodramatic style that marked his finest films...It is a film full of murky shadows, harsh commands and more dangerous whispers...It reveals Mr. Lang as a master of contrived suspense." - The New York Times

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