I Know Where I'm Going
I Know Where I'm Going (1947)

While awaiting access to England's Technicolor cameras for their upcoming super-production Stairway to Heaven, the producer-director team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger dashed off a delightful "personal" project, I… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 9, 1947
DVD Release Date: January 27, 2001
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Jake Hamilton
Empire Magazine

One of the greatest (and sadly most forgotten) romantic comedies ever, which has not a cracking script, but some trademark-terrific visuals.

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Fernando F. Croce


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MFB Critics
Monthly Film Bulletin

If the fundamental framework had been sound this could have been a first-rate film; it is in any case a piece of first-rate entertainment.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

... has all the sensitive and intelligent touches that usually go with a Powell and Pressburger film.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Love competes against money in '40s classic.

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Dan Lybarger
Nitrate Online

Another charming entry from Powell and Pressburger.

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Kevin M. Williams
Scotland and her people are the unbilled background charm of this typical romance that occurs for our heroine while she's invested to marry a millionaire… More
Cassandra Maples
Powell and Pressburger's romance of the Scottish isles has Wendy Hiller as Joan Webster, seeking money and a marriage of advantage to the (unseen) Sir… More
Jonathan Hutchings
By all accounts and measures, I Know Where I'm Going is an assembly line romantic comedy. If there's any elevation to be found here (which I think… More
Daniel Mumby
Romantic drama is a hard genre to get right, both on paper and on screen. Some are so light and frothy that they leave no lasting impression; others, like The… More
Spencer S.
The only reason this unobtrusive film is given a place in the Criterion Collection correlates directly to the involvement of directors Powell and Pressburger.… More
jay nixon
Charming little comedy where nothing of great import happens just a subtle change in the life of the main character, wonderfully played by Wendy Hiller, from… More