“The Big Heat” by Fritz Lang Screening this Sunday, August 5

Film Noir au Canal, the cult crime film festival on the banks of the Lachine Canal, is pleased to announce the 4th screening of its 4th edition, going on every Sundays until August 19. A Film Noir American classic, Fritz Lang’s film The Big Heat (1953) will be screened for free this Sunday August 5 at St. Patrick’s Square, at the corner of Wellington and St. Patrick streets.

Starting at 7:30 p.m., the public is invited to attend a musical performance by trombonist Alex Desjardins, followed by a presentation of the film by Will Straw, a McGill University professor, Film Noir specialist, and author of books on cinema and the urban society of the 1950s.

At 8:45 p.m., The Big Heat, written by Sydney Boehm, adapted from a novel by William P. McGivern, starring Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame and Lee Marvin, will be presented in its original English version with French subtitles. Bring your chairs and blankets!

 

TRAILER: bit.ly/bigheat1953

The 4th edition of Film Noir au Canal – from July 15 to August 19, 2018

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