Friday, June 19, 2009

Detour (1945) - Tom Neal in Edgar G. Ulmer film noir

Rating: 7.3/10
Runtime: 68 min
Language: English
Country: USA
Color: Black and White
Directed by: Edgar G. Ulmer
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Tom Neal ... Al Roberts
Ann Savage ... Vera
Claudia Drake ... Sue Harvey
Edmund MacDonald ... Charles Haskell Jr
Tim Ryan ... Nevada Diner Proprietor
Esther Howard ... Holly, Diner Waitress
Pat Gleason ... Joe, Trucker at Diner

Description: While in a highway restaurant, the bitter pianist Al Roberts listens to a song and recalls his recent past. In New York, he played piano in a dump night-club where his beloved girlfriend Sue Harvey was the singer. Sue decides to move to Los Angeles, expecting to have an opportunity in the cinema industry. She is not well succeeded and Al decides to travel to LA to meet her. Without money, he hitchhikes and he meets Charles Haskell Jr., who is heading directly to Los Angeles. When Charles unexpectedly dies, Al decides to assume his identity since the police would never believe in the truth about his death. In a gas station, he gives a lift to Vera, a woman that knew Charles and blackmails Al with tragic consequences.


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Audio and video information:

Video : 800 MB, 1646 Kbps, 23.976 fps, 608*464 (4:3), XVID = XVID Mpeg-4
Audio : 93 MB, 192 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 1 channel, 0x55 = AC3

Subtitles (Spanish, French, Portuguese, Greek) + sample ( 5.8 MB )



Anonymous said...

Thanks a lot. Another black movie to enjoy.

I like to watch the movies in english ( I'm french)

A good way to improve your english : you watch in english and you read the english subtitle. So you listen to what you read.

Good luck with your journey to England ( great country, great people)


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Anonymous said...

A great movie!! Thank you so much for sharing it with everyone here. :)

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Anonymous said...

Thanks alot for theses good movies and subtitles :)

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Anonymous said...

Are there English subtitles?

Anonymous said...

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