Thurs, December 4 -- 7 PM
MICHAEL POWELL and EMERIC PRESSBURGER
Ill Met by Moonlight (1957), 102 mins.
Ill Met by Moonlight is set during World War II on the island of Crete and tells the story of two British officers whose job it is to kidnap a Nazi general. Also known as Night Ambush in the U.S., Powell and Pressburger’s superb war film is among their final collaborations.
Thurs, December 11 -- 7 PM
Peeping Tom (1960), 101 mins.
A frank exploration of voyeurism and violence, Michael Powell’s extraordinary Peeping Tom is the story of a psychopathic cameraman set on murderous revenge. Initially reviled for its deeply unsettling subject matter, the film has since been hailed as a masterpiece.