peteg's blog - noise - movies - 2021 02 15 TheNightOfTheHunter

The Night of the Hunter

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Some nights there's nothing for it but to revisit this Robert Mitchum classic. Roger Ebert deemed it not only a "great movie" in 1996, but "one of the greatest of all American films". Who am I to argue with that. Bosley Crowther liked it at the time apart from the ending.