The Lady from Shanghai

Dir: Orson Welles
Cast: Rita Hayworth, Orson Welles, Everett Sloane
87mins   1947   USA   PG   English   

A seaman becomes involved in a complex murder plot when he is hired to work on a yacht. He soon finds himself implicated in the murder, despite his innocence. The film is best remembered for it's climax "hall of mirrors" scene with a shoot out amidst shards of shattering glass.

'A whirling thing of wonder, Welles's brilliant, brash noir moves from city to sea, courtroom to hall of mirrors, crackling with chemistry between him and Hayworth' - Peter Bradshaw

This film is being shown as part of the Voigt Film Club so please arrive at 10:30 if you wish to see the introduction. In order to attend the introduction and take part in the post-film discussion you should book the 'Course Participant' ticket.


Wed 20 February