Police Sergeant Bannion is investigating the apparent suicide of a policeman, when he is suddenly ordered to stop. Bent coppers and systemic corruption drive this classic b&w Hollywood noir, incisively directed by emigré Fritz Lang, visionary creator of the dystopian Metropolis and disturbing M.
“… drum-tight, directed with muscular clarity and force…” Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian
Starring: Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame, Jocelyn Brando, Lee Marvin
Post-screening Q&A with film historian Peter Evans
|Title||The Big Heat (Guest Speaker)|
|Directed by||Fritz Lang|
|Running Time||89 mins|