The Asphalt Jungle

  • Fri Oct 13
    7:00
The Asphalt Jungle
director:
John Huston
cast:
Sterling Hayden, Marilyn Monroe

“A classic heist movie, and one of Huston’s finest, this adaptation of WR Burnett’s novel in which a gang of thieves falls apart after attempting a daring robbery is a taut, unsentimental study in character and relative morality.” (Time Out Film Guide) One of Jean-Pierre Melville’s favorite films. (See our Melville series this Fall!)

format
35mm bw
runtime
1 hour 52 minutes
release year/country
1950 USA