Dir: Erich von Stroheim
Cast: Gibson Gowland, Zasu Pitts, Jean Hersholt
140mins   1924   US   PG   English   

When housewife Trina McTeague wins the lottery, her comfortable life with her dentist husband, John, is slowly destroyed, in part by her own increasing paranoia and in part by the machinations of a villainous friend, Marcus.

'[This] portrait of physical and moral squalor retains the ability to shock, while the Von's obsessive attention to realist detail is never prosaic' - Geoff Andrew, Time Out


Sun 17 September