We Were Strangers
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We Were Strangers
Set in the Cuba of 1933, We Were Strangers stars John Garfield as revolutionary-minded Tony Fenner. A member of an underground movement dedicated to toppling the despotic Machado regime, Tony supervises the booby-trapping of a cemetery where several top Cuban officials are planning to converge for a state funeral. Also involved in the assassination scheme is China Valdes (Jennifer Jones), whose brother had been executed by the government. As often happens in a John Huston film, the best-laid schemes of the protagonists go tragically awry. Based on a portion of Robert Sylvester's novel… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The stark claustrophobia of the compositions is continuously goosed by urgent surrealism"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"Grim historical thriller."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
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