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Act of Violence


aka: w/ Mystery Street
USA 1949-1950, 82 + 93 minutes
Dir. Fred Zinnemann, John Sturges
Genres: Classics / Film Noir


Aroview: Van Heflin's blissful small-town existence is upended when a returning WWII-vet arrives, determined to settle an old score. Disturbingly confronts the malaise of post-war guilt.

Also on the double-bill: MYSTERY STREET, an early forensic-slanted procedural boasting a racial throughline and excellent thriller credentials.

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DVD Features

  • audio commentary
  • 'making of' documentary / featurette
  • aspect ratio: 4:3

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DVD (R0)
w/ Mystery Street
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