Episode 112: Charles Laughton’s The Night of the Hunter (1955)

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In this episode, I talk about Charles Laughton’s 1955 film “The Night of the Hunter.” It’s about two young children–John and Pearl–who are pursued by a dangerous man on the hunt for the money their father stole and gave to them. This is a classic film and a masterpiece and one of the most terrifying films I’ve ever seen. I provide some information about the making of the film and explore how it looks at evil, male violence, religion, and much more. There are spoilers in this episode. 

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