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NOIRVEMBER

The Stranger

Directed by
Orson Welles

After making unwanted industry waves with Citizen Kane and The Magnificent Ambersons, Orson Welles turned in a tight, tense noir tale of a Nazi-hunter and his prey.

Wilson of the War Crimes Commission is seeking Franz Kindler, mastermind of the Holocaust, who has effectively erased his identity. Wilson releases Kindler’s former comrade Meinike and follows him to Harper, Connecticut, where he is killed before he can identify Kindler. Now Wilson’s only clue is Kindler’s fascination with antique clocks… and though Kindler seems secure in his new identity, he feels his past closing in.

USA
1946
96m
minutes
• Rated
NR

Starring
Orson Welles, Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young