Moonrise

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Time Out says

Perhaps Borzage's greatest film, Moonrise, a brooding tale of a murderer's son (Clark) driven to violence by others harping on his past, is the perfect answer to those critics who have derided Borzage as a 'mere' romantic, a mere celebrator of the magic of love. Deeply melancholic, the film (from a novel by Theodore Strauss) creates a sense of physical reality with its low key lighting and harsh compositions that Borzage's lovers on the run cannot defeat: their 'Seventh Heaven' in an abandoned mansion is only temporary.
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Release details

UK release:

1948

Duration:

90 mins

Cast and crew

Director:

Frank Borzage

Cast:

Lloyd Bridges, Rex Ingram, Harry Morgan, Allyn Joslyn, Ethel Barrymore, Gail Russell, Dane Clark, Selena Royle

Music:

William Lava

Production Designer:

Lionel Banks

Editor:

Harry Keller

Cinematography:

John L Russell

Screenwriter:

Charles Haas

Producer:

Charles Haas

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annette nicholas

I like the old B&W films this was screeened early this moring-It was a treat to see it-the photography was excellent in addition to the music and Dane Clark's acting.Later read that it was nominated for the music-wonder who got the edge to win it?

annette nicholas

I like the old B&W films this was screeened early this moring-It was a treat to see it-the photography was excellent in addition to the music and Dane Clark's acting.Later read that it was nominated for the music-wonder who got the edge to win it?