The Night of the Following Day

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Cornfield is one of the more enigmatic film-makers of post-war Hollywood, an industry insider from an early age, whose occasional movies are quirky, innovative and well worth seeking out. This one is a gripping account of a kidnapping that goes wrong, and the script takes its dream-like narrative structure from - of all things - Ealing's Dead of Night. Its other major asset is an expert cast, with Brando giving one of his most gutsy, enjoyable, least mannered performances of the '60s, and Boone outstanding as a sadistic thug.

Release details

Duration: 93 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Hubert Cornfield
Screenwriter: Hubert Cornfield, Rodney Phippeny
Cast: Marlon Brando
Richard Boone
Rita Moreno
Pamela Franklin
Jess Hahn
GĂ©rard Buhr
Al Lettieri
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