Movie: Night of the Hunter (1955)

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I doubt I would’ve caught the influence of this film on Raising Arizona without some help. The quote near the end, “It’s a hard world for little things…” might have done it. Anyway, there are lots of influences if you look for them. A soulful, authentic sound track. Rich symbolism. Ambiguous religious figures. Evocative cinematography. The film is a little uneven in places, but the richness of it far outweighs that.

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