The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)

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A married woman and a drifter fall in love, then plot to murder her husband.


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  • Lana Turner and Cecil Kellaway in The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
  • Lana Turner and John Garfield in The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
  • The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
  • Lana Turner and John Garfield in The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
  • Lana Turner and John Garfield in The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
  • Lana Turner and John Garfield in The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)

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7 April 2010 | Molly04
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| The postman always rings twice review
Although I didn't get to watch this film with the rest of the class; i'm almost tempted to say my review was more enjoyable and personal, making it a totally different experience for me. This face paced and thrilling film-noir from 1946 is certainly a classic... one of my favorite films from class, to date. Many elements of film making went into this piece. Great lead role acting, particular camera angles, and appropriate mood lighting make this film the high quality that is. For example, Lana Turner's character Cora is unforgettable, her excellent acting skills allowed her to be enticing on screen but not carnal or even just too dramatic. John Garfield's character Frank Chambers is a strong supporting role and I really liked his sense of humor and the way he portrayed his infatuation with Cora, I felt the passion between those two after that infamous lip lock. The camera aids her in this smooth sense of seduction as well. Lighting throughout the film also helped to make the mood suspicious (in the way of her careless husband Nick) yet captivating and sensual (Cora's form fitting outfits and intense kissing scene) I thoroughly enjoyed this movie and enjoyed it all to myself this time too!

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