The great film and social document illuminates a primal fear—that of foreign contagion
The story of a child murderer succumbing to his dark impulses in a town on the brink of chaos is not one you’ll soon forget
Darkness! Angst! Paranoia! In the terrified films of the 1940s and ’50s, written and directed by Jewish refugees, hidden dangers lurk where hell is no longer a fantasy, where what’s false is true, and what’s wrong is even wronger.
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