Boomerang!

Boomerang!

Synopsis

"Kazan developed this engrossing policier – based on an actual unsolved crime, the murder of a Connecticut priest – with Louis de Rochemont, inventor of the semi-documentary form so successful at Fox after WWII. While Boomerang! adheres to central tenets of the semi-documentary (location shooting, notable use of nonprofessional extras, detached voiceover commentary), the film also hones in on the figure of the crusading District Attorney, played with signature virile nonchalance by Dana Andrews, to create a gripping moral and epistemological puzzle about the ineluctability of truth and the dangers of cold, hard facts." – Harvard Film Archive

Technical Specs

Director: Elia Kazan
Year: 1947
Country: USA
Language: English
Duration: 88 min
Colour: B/W
Certificate: 15