Katell Quillévéré's family-based drama follows Suzanne, a teenage mother who falls for a gangster
Negulesco, who became a flamboyant director of CinemaScope follies, also made genre movies, including this dark, love-triangle thriller. Lupino plays Lily, a singer hired by a road-house owner (Widmark) and his manager Jetty (Wilde). The former becomes besotted by her, while she is drawn to Jetty. The boss frames his former friend, then accepts responsibility for him - limiting his life and love. A heady situation for a highly strung melodrama which can end only in trouble.
Widmark does his wicked best as the obsessed would-be lover, and waiting in the wings is the great Holm to gently out-act them all.
BIFA-nominated films including the Film4-backed 45 Years, The Lobster, Macbeth, Amy and Ex Machina will be available in cinemas nationwide from 23 November in a special public screenings event. The
Film4 has received a total of 41 nominations for the films it has backed at this year¿s British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs), with the nomination lists for the Best British Film and Best Director a
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