Don't miss AVA: THE SECRET CONVERSATIONS playing at the Riverside Studios theatre 1 Feb- 16 April.
THE NOIR CLASSIC WHICH BROUGHT TOGETHER THE STAR COMBO OF BURT LANCASTER AND AVA GARDNER.
“Robert Siodmak’s first-rate Hemingway adaptation”- The Guardian
Two hit men walk into a diner asking for a man called "the Swede" (Burt Lancaster). When the killers find the Swede, he's expecting them and doesn't put up a fight. Since the Swede had a life insurance policy, an investigator (Edmond O'Brien), on a hunch, decides to look into the murder. As the Swede's past is laid bare, it comes to light that he was in love with a beautiful woman (Ava Gardner) who may have lured him into pulling off a bank robbery overseen by another man (Albert Dekker).
“This is the kind of noir thriller the word quintessential was minted for.“- Time Out ★★★★★
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Ava Gardner, Burt Lancaster
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