- Original title
- Running time
- 103 min.
- United States
Richard Brooks, John Huston (Tale: Ernest Hemingway)
Elwood Bredell (B&W)
Charles D. Brown,
Film noir. Mystery | Crime. Heist Film
- Movie Groups
Ernest Hemingway Adaptations
- Synopsis / Plot
- Two professional killers invade a small town and kill a gas station attendant, "the Swede", who's expecting them. Insurance investigator Reardon pursues the case against the orders of his boss, who considers it trivial. Weaving together threads of the Swede's life, Reardon uncovers a complex tale of treachery and crime, all linked with gorgeous, mysterious Kitty Collins.
: 4 Nominations for Oscar: Best Director, Screenplay, OST (Drama or Comedy), Editing
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