Moonrise (1948)

All of his life, Danny Hawkins (Dane Clark) has been taunted and mistreated by most of the people around him, enduring innumerable beatings and other humiliations as a boy because his father was a murderer who died on the gallows. He finds… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 1, 1948
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Pablo Villaša
Cinema em Cena

Parte noir, parte melodrama, o filme funciona como estudo de personagens e conto de moralidade, mas se enfraquece sempre que se entrega ao ßgua-com-aš˙car entre o conturbado protagonista e a mocinha.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Superb, moody Frank Bozage drama.

Emanuel Levy

A compromised film noir, due to themes of redemption and a happy ending, the newly restored Moonrise merits attention for it visual and sound elements, particularly stylized b/w cinematography of John Russell, who in 1960 shot Hitchcock's Psycho.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The film's beauty lies in Borzage's overpowering visual mise-en-scene.

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jay nixon
Would have been more aptly titled Mood Rise this noirish drama is all brooding dark places and melancholy thoughts. A first rate cast convey the proper… More