The Lady from Shanghai
Mystery • NR • 1947 • 1 hr 27 min
This film is so ahead of it's time it's insane. An absolute essential film noir to watch.
Much like the rest of Welles' filmography, this film is technically and stylistically streets ahead of its time.
Orson Welles Second Masterpiece After Citizen Kane 10/10
Not my favourite Welles film, but the last act is what makes this film great.
No the best Welles but has some memorable momenta.
The mirror scene is outstanding. Don’t ~love~ the Irish accent he does but he knows how to brilliantly weave a story of betrayal
A very solid noir, but that final scene is absolutely spectacular!
Despite its potential, the studio destroyed this film and it’s hardly watchable in my opinion. Welles’ performance and accent are awful.
Minus a terrible Irish accent, Welles made a fun noir that really becomes masterful in the last 15 minutes!
Solid murder mystery with lovely performance by Rita Hayworth.
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