Criss Cross

USA | 1949 | 88 Minutes | Robert Siodmak

SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Presented in 35mm!
How bad does Steve Thompson (Burt Lancaster) have it for his old flame Anna (Yvonne De Carlo)? Bad enough to concoct an armored car robbery as an excuse to keep seeing her. Bad enough to cut a deal with her gangster husband, the always slippery Dan Duryea. Bad enough to see his scheme through to the bitter, bitter end. Siodmak, pound for pound the greatest director of film noir, delivers the pure, uncut stuff here, infusing this classic crime caper with an intoxicating aura of doomed romanticism. Film noir's ultimate expression of amour fou.

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  • Director: Robert Siodmak
  • Principal Cast: Burt Lancaster, Yvonne De Carlo, Dan Duryea, Stephen McNally
  • Country: USA
  • Year: 1949
  • Running Time: 88 Minutes
  • Producer: Michael Kraike
  • Screenplay: Daniel Fuchs
  • Cinematographers: Franz Planer
  • Editors: Ted J. Kent
  • Music: Miklós Rózsa
  • Language: English
  • Format: 35mm