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Dark City

1950

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  • Things take a little long to get started, but gradually doom leaks in from all sides, and the deepening of all this loss and devastation is perfectly matched by Dieterle’s post-Expressionist shadowplay, culminating with the achingly morose Las Vegas-set climax, where the cloudy night sky hangs sinister and heavy, a visual analogue to the dense-but-wispy action drifting across the screen.