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FILM DISCUSSION: The Third Man

The Third Man
Date/Time:
Fri. Apr 16, 2021 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location:
Online (Zoom)
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The Third Man is a 1949 film noir thriller about a pulp novelist who travels to postwar Vienna and investigates the mysterious death of his old friend. After shooting the film, the crew awarded director Carol Reed a bubble level in response to his frequent use of Dutch angles in the film meant to portray uneasiness and tension. Martin Scorsese wrote a thesis on The Third Man in film school, receiving a B+ for it with the remarks, "Forget it, it's just a thriller." You’ll never forget that zither music. Directed by Carol Reed and starring Joseph Cotton, Alida Valli and Orson Welles. 1 hour, 33 minutes.

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