Double Indemnity

Dir: Billy Wilder
Cast: Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson
105mins   1944   US   PG   English   

Part of our Film Noir Season

The dazzling, quintessential film noir whose enormous popular success and seven Oscar nominations, in which an insurance representative lets himself be talked by a seductive housewife into a murder/insurance fraud scheme that arouses the suspicion of an insurance investigator.

'If you like your dialogue hardboiled, your lighting shadowy, and your femmes fatales preposterously evil, then look no further: Billy Wilder's 1944 adaptation of James M Cain's insurance-scam novella' - Andrew Pulver, Guardian

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