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Year
1928
Runtime
76 min.
Director
Josef von Sternberg
Genres
Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Rating *
7.7
Votes *
2,522
Checks
1,646
Favs
134
Dislikes
11
Favs/checks
8.1% (1:12)
Favs/dislikes
12:1
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  1. the3rdman's avatar

    the3rdman

    Absolutely gorgeous to look at, at times. The way von Sternberg uses mist... The docks are an imaginary realm of desire and violence. The barrel-chested Bancroft is the epitome of fetishized working-class masculinity. Kinda sweetly, stupidly romantic for all that. 7 years ago
  2. ClassicLady's avatar

    ClassicLady

    Fabulous cinematography. Really gorgeous to watch. 4 years 7 months ago
  3. Dieguito's avatar

    Dieguito

    Great one! 8 years 1 month ago
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  1. This movie ranks #40 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  2. This movie ranks #44 in Paul Rotha's Silent but Not Forgotten
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  3. This movie ranks #49 in BFI's 360 Classic Feature Films Project
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  4. This movie ranks #80 in Silent Era's The Top 300 Silent Era Films
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  5. This movie ranks #82 in Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Cinema
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  6. This movie ranks #94 in Doubling the Canon
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  7. This movie ranks #255 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films: 1001-2000
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  8. This movie ranks #261 in Library of Congress's National Film Registry
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  9. This movie ranks #611 in The Criterion Collection
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