Dark Passage

Dark Passage

Synopsis

"[A] dreamlike noir predicated on and inspiring mad passion… a movie of strange coincidences and occult connections" – J. Hoberman

"Bogart plays Vincent Parry, a man falsely convicted for his wife's murder who escapes from San Quentin and undergoes plastic surgery on his face to elude the police. Bacall is a part-time painter who, convinced of Parry's innocence, stashes him in her posh apartment until his visage heals; a venomous Agnes Moorehead splashes acid as Parry's vengeful ex-girlfriend, who makes a memorable exit from a Chestnut Street apartment. Adapted from a David Goodis novel, Dark Passage is perhaps most famous for its use of first-person camera throughout the film's tense opening sequences, limiting the audience's view to that of Parry's eyes." – TIFF

Technical Specs

Director: Delmer Daves
Year: 1947
Country: USA
Language: English
Duration: 106 min
Colour: B/W