The Naked Dawn
The Naked Dawn (1955)

Given a bigger budget than usual, cult director Edgar G. Ulmer rises to the occasion in The Naked Dawn. Filmed in Mexico, the story focuses on a poor but proud farmer named Manuel (Eugene Iglesias) and his wife Maria (Betta St. John). When… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1955
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Richard Brody
New Yorker

Politics and romance, shocking violence and playful adventure converge in this modern-day Western, from 1955, by Edgar G. Ulmer.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

A remarkable Edgar G. Ulmer effort.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Arthur Kennedy was never livelier in carrying a film on his shoulders.

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