Killers, The

Synopsis
This adaptation of the celebrated short story by Ernest Hemingway, about a man calmly waiting for the hitmen sent to assassinate him, is now considered a noir classic for its chiaroscuro cinematography, complex flashback narrative structure and doom-laden atmosphere. The cast includes Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner and Edmond O’Brien.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of production
1946
Subjects
Literature; Film Studies
Keywords
existentialism; literature - American; Film noir

Credits

Director
Robert Siodmak
Writer
Ernest Hemingway
Cast
Ava Gardner 
Burt Lancaster 
Edmond O’Brien 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£12.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
105 minutes
Year
2007

Distributor

Name

Universal Pictures Video

Web
http://www.universalpictures.co.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7079 6000
Fax
020 7079 6524
Address
Prospect House
80-110 New Oxford Street
London
WC1A 1HB

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