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The Night of the Hunter

The Night of the Hunter

The Night of the Hunter is an American thriller film directed by Charles Laughton and starring Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters and Lillian Gish. Based on the 1953 novel of the same name by Davis Grubb, it was adapted for the screen by James Agee and Laughton. The plot focuses on a corrupt reverend-turned-serial killer who uses his charms to romance an unsuspecting widow and bully her two children in an attempt to steal $10,000 hidden by the woman's executed hu...

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