The Red House
Rated Parental Guidance ~ Runs 100 minutes
Dir.: Delmer Daves, US
Edward G. Robinson, Lon McCallister, Judith Anderson
Part of The Charlottetown Film Society & L’Ipéen film series.
Tickets at the door, cash only, all seats $10.
Pete lives on an isolated farm with his adopted daughter Meg, whose parents disappeared a few years ago in mysterious conditions. He hires Nath as a farm helper, a young man who soon falls in love with Meg. Nath and Meg are trying to find out what's behind the red house, a house buried in the forest. But Pete forbids them to go there ... In the documentary A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies, the famous director names this film among his favorites. Something between a film noir and a horror film, Robinson gives his most expressionist interpretation...