Force of Evil
After success with his screenplay for Body and Soul (1947), Polonsky takes to directing and elevates a low-budget B-movie to one of the richest film noirs of all time. Star John Garfield and Polonsky were blacklisted soon after the film’s release.
35mm preservation print courtesy of the UCLA Film & Television Archive. Preservation funding provided by The Film Foundation and the Archive Council.
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