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A.k.a.
The Iron Kiss
Year
1964
Runtime
90 min.
Director
Samuel Fuller
Genres
Crime, Drama
Rating *
7.4
Votes *
3,996
Checks
1,564
Favs
122
Dislikes
13
Favs/checks
7.8% (1:13)
Favs/dislikes
9:1
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  1. Thorkell's avatar

    Thorkell

    This is just the kind of film I like, so strange that you can not fit it into anything. It is like a mixture of a very dark film noir and a romantic musical, without the singing (well there is one very beautiful musical number that would have been perfect in Sound of Music) but the rest of the romantic innocent scenes is like scenes from music-less musical; artificial, borderline fake and over the top.

    Mixing these two things together, side by side, is really strange but it does work. It kind of reminded me of The Night of the Hunter and Blue Velvet. A mixture of charming innocence and real darkness. Someone who does something like this is either a reincarnation of Ed Wood or a genius. I believe the latter. Wonderfully twisted, just the way a film should be :)
    5 years 8 months ago
  2. Camille Deadpan's avatar

    Camille Deadpan

    This movie is so amazing I cannot even find the right words to describe it. I kept thinking I know what was going to happen but I really had no idea. And Constance Towers as Kelly is so amazing, I think I'm in love with her ;)
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    4 years ago
  3. senorroboto's avatar

    senorroboto

    Constance Towers is incredible in this movie, which is hard to categorize. It feels like the intersection of exploitation cinema with the small-town morality stories of Frank Capra. It's got some sexual politics and agendas that seem a little dated and can come off heavy handed in establishing its concepts of innocence and the contrasts between the "two worlds" it presents, but is ultimately an interesting and worthwhile viewing. 3 years 9 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #18 in The Criterion Collection
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  2. This movie ranks #43 in TSPDT 1000 Noir Films
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  3. This movie ranks #60 in 500 Essential Cult Movies
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  4. This movie ranks #91 in A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies
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  5. This movie ranks #855 in Doubling the Canon
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