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Friday, July 5th · After dark (around 8:30pm) · Pickering Square, Downtown Bangor, Maine (MAP)

FREE admission — Cheap concessions available — Bring your own seating

Notorious

1946 · 101 min
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Written by Ben Hecht
Starring: Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains, Louis Calhern, Leopoldine Konstantin

In Notorious, a brilliant allegory of love and betrayal, Hitchcock fuses two of his favorite elements: suspense and romance. A beautiful woman with a tainted past (Ingrid Bergman) is enlisted by American agent Devlin (Cary Grant) to spy on a ring of Nazis in post-war Rio. Her espionage work becomes life-threatening after she marries the most debonair of the Nazi ring, Alex (Claude Rains). Only Devlin can rescue her, but to do so he must face his role in her desperate situation and acknowledge that he’s loved her all along. Stunning performances, Ben Hecht’s excellent script, and Hitchcock’s direction at its best make Notorious a perfect film.

Coming up: July 12 – The Lady From Shanghai | July 19 – Kiss Me Deadly | July 26 – Cape Fear | August 2 – Who Framed Roger Rabbit | August 9 – Rain date (if needed)

 
 

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