Out Of The PastFor the last three years, Jeff Bailey has been laying low and trying to live a normal life by running a gas station in a small town, but his past catches up with him. Now he must return to the big city world of danger, corruption, double crosses and duplicitous dames.Keywords:
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Directors of "Out Of The Past"Jacques TourneurBirthdate: 12 November 1904, Paris, France
Creators of "Out Of The Past"Daniel MainwaringBirthdate: 27 February 1902, Oakland, California, USA
Critic Reviews of "Out Of The Past"New YorkerApril 07, 2014
Each change of angle and shift of light evokes an inner disturbance; the actors seem to push through the dense shadow as through water, revealing fast people in slow motion ...VarietyApril 18, 2007
Direction by Jacques Tourneur pays close attention to mood development, achieving realistic flavor that is further emphasized by real life settings and topnotch lensing by Nicholas Musuraca.Chicago ReaderApril 18, 2007
The most delicate and nuanced of film noirs, graced with a reflective lyricism that almost lifts it out of the genre.Time OutJanuary 26, 2006
All these B movie poets were under contract to RKO in the winter of 1946, and produced the best movie of everyone involved -- once seen, never forgotten.Chicago Sun-TimesJanuary 20, 2006
One of the greatest of all film noirs.New York TimesMay 20, 2003
It's very snappy and quite intriguingly played by a cast that has been well and smartly directed by Jacques Tourneur.Antagony & EcstasyApril 07, 2015
Essential viewing for the noir fan and the kind of movie that could make a neutral third party into a noir fan in the first place.Parallax ViewMarch 14, 2015
In a genre full of desperate characters scrambling and plotting to grab their slice of the American dream, Jacques Tourneur's Out of the Past (1947) is a hard-boiled tale of betrayal with an unusually haunting quality.The DissolveSeptember 17, 2014
Out Of The Past is undeniably a film noir, and rightly regarded as one of the genre's best.ColeSmithey.comFebruary 11, 2012
[VIDEO ESSAY] One of the best-loved '40s era contributions to the film noir genre, Director Jacques Tourneur's "Out of the Past" (1947) is a definitive model.Cinema SightAugust 16, 2011
Few films noir were better than this.
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