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Lady of Shanghai, The (PG)

Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

Fascinated by gorgeous Mrs. Bannister, seaman Michael O'Hara joins a bizarre yachting cruise, and ends up mired in a complex murder plot.

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The critical consensus

Welles’ dazzling direction more than makes up for any lack of viewer understanding.

****(*)Kevin Harley, Total Film, 21/07/2014

Time proves this to be insanely ambitious and batty in the best sense.

Glenn Heath Jr, Little White Lies, 24/07/2014

It has an irresistible energy.

*****Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian, 24/07/2014

Orson Welles's foray into film noir boasts one of the actor-director's most likeable and unusual performances.

*****Geoffrey MacNab, The Independent, 24/07/2014

Where and when?

Edinburgh Filmhouse, Edinburgh from Friday July 25, 2014, until Thursday July 31, 2014. More info:

Glasgow Film Theatre, Glasgow from Saturday July 26, 2014, until Monday July 28, 2014. More info:

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