It's Max von Sydow and he looks totally miserable. The music was arranged for synthesiser, 12 woodwinds, organ, two pianos and two harpsichords and Mancini achieved an unsettling effect by having one of the harpsichords tuned a flat. Production took place in March 1970 and was filmed on location at Varberg, Hallands ln, Sweden, and at various sites in Denmark, as well as the Asa and Laterna Studios in Copenhagen. Les spectateurs ont donné une note de trois sur cinq avec 414 votes. He breaks in and spies on the residents.
Actor Mel Ferrer served as producer with Sidney Glazier, with future Babette's Feast 1987 cinematographer Henning Kristiansen creating the film's atmospheric look, and Henry Mancini composing the original score. The story might've had holes all through it, but the cast was a real treat. He does so in such a methodical and successful manner that he is able to leave his cell, abscond into the Swedish landscape, and to avenge himself upon those who he — rightfully — believes have wronged him two years ago when he was framed for the murder of a farmhand. By the end of the decade, Fox had abandoned the project, and Christopher Lee was set to play Salem, but he became unavailable by the time filming was to have started. There, he crafts a plan to revenge himself against those who wronged him, while appearing to still be locked in his cell. Laslo Benedek, who is most famous for directing Marlon Brando in The Wild One 1953 , was at the helm, working from a screenplay by Guy Elmes that was based on Sam Roecca's original story, Salem Came to Supper.
What could the point of all this be? With the knowledge he was set up to take the blame for the murder, Salem hurries back to the asylum before anyone knows he has disappeared. If your flesh doesn't crawl, it's on too tight! One frozen night, he escapes the asylum and returns to his former home, where his sister Ullmann and her husband Oscarsson are now living. All they have to do is hide a guard outside of Max's cell door and another outside the doctor's house and the case would be solved, but no. Von Sydow is Salem, an innocent man who has been confined for two years in an asylum for the ax murder of a drunken farmhand. Once again, this sort of thing puts an unwelcome blemish on the otherwise heartily welcomed restoration and release of such deserving obscurities and hidden gems as this film represents, and stands in stark contrast to the simultaneous move towards high-definition represented by the rise of Blu-Ray. Half-frozen and bluer than Papa Smurf's penis he scampers through the woods and to an isolated farmhouse.
On the case is a police inspector Trevor Howard who must determine if Anton is really crazy for claiming he saw Salem outside of the asylum and discover if Salem was really framed. Liv Ullmann and Max von Sydow are of my favorite actors, so them plus Trevor Howard and Per Oscarsson. Once bodies start showing up in his small town, the local police inspector Trevor Howard begins to investigate whether it is just possible that Salem is the one committing the crimes after all. The first time around I found it heavily as a smorgasbord with a few revolting scenes despite that outstanding cast. Set in a small, somewhat isolated Swedish town beset with winter snow, the story follows the devious scheme hatched by Salem Max Van Sydow in an standout performance , an inmate at an asylum for the criminally insane, to wreak havoc and to exact revenge on those who framed him for a crime he did not commit.
Thanks for reminding me of it. The tension is palpable throughout and the stark, wintry Scandinavian landscape lends the film an atmosphere that is hard to beat. This version is currently out-of-print. He's wearing nothing but his underwear and a pair of boots. Maybe I needed to grow into it since I was young the first time. Suddenly a figure comes running across the rocky, snow covered coast. Directed by László Benedek The Wild One , this English-language Swedish film is a brooding psychological thriller, albeit one punctuated by moments of extreme, brutal violence.
The Night Visitor had been in pre-production as far back as 1963 under Roecca's original title Salem Came to Supper , when Steve McQueen was floated as Salem for Twentieth Century-Fox. The cops have two suspects in the murders: Max and a local doctor played by Per Oscarsson. Vous ne pouvez pas télécharger ou regarder des films en ligne sur ce site. An inspector investigating the crimes Howard begins to think that the murders aren't quite what they appear to be. Before there was such a thing as the slasher film genre, there was The Night Visitor.
His destination is the house of his sister, Ester Liv Ullmann and her husband, Anton Per Oscarsson. When he returns to his cell, however, he has an iron-clad alibi. Leave a Reply Name required Mail will not be published required Website. His quest is revenge as he sets about framing Anton because Salem feels he was set up for a horrendous axe murder two years previously. Cependant, si le contenu informatif sur ce site affecte en aucune façon vos droits, veuillez s'il vous plaît. Les marques citées sur cette page sont la propriété de leurs titulaires.
It was subsequently re-released in 1981 under the title Lunatic by. The film further boasts some top notch acting from just about everyone involved, in particular but not limited to the two leads of Von Sydow and Howard. What it does have is a chilling wintry atmosphere and a strong sense of claustrophobia — in spades. . Max von Sydow, Trevor Howard, Liv Ullmann, Per Oscarsson, Rupert Davies, Andrew Keir. Le film a été présenté dans le cinéma en.