Fallen Angel

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  • 1945
  • 1 hr 37 min
  • 7.0  (6,471)

In the classic film noir, "Fallen Angel" from 1945, directed by Otto Preminger, the audience is transported to a small coastal town in California, where we are introduced to several intriguing and mysterious characters. Dana Andrews stars as Eric Stanton, a con man who arrives in town with only a few dollars to his name. His plan is to hustle wealthy tourists out of their money- until he falls for one of them. Alice Faye plays June Mills, a nightclub performer with whom Eric falls in love. An unexpected twist, however, is thrown when Eric becomes infatuated with a young waitress named Stella, portrayed by Linda Darnell.

As the story unfolds, we begin to learn that each character has secrets and a dark past that they are reluctant to divulge. With each passing scene, a layer of deception is peeled back, and the audience is left questioning the motives of each character. Who can be trusted, and who is behind the string of murders in the town? "Fallen Angel" keeps the audience guessing until the very end.

Eric Stanton's shady past catches up to him when he is accused of murder. In an attempt to clear his name and find the true killer, he begins to uncover the truth about the townspeople- people who are not what they seem. As Eric races against time to prove his innocence, he must navigate through the tangled web of deceit that surrounds him.

The performances in "Fallen Angel" are exceptional. Alice Faye, better known for her musical roles, delivers a strong dramatic performance as June Mills, a woman with a troubled past. Dana Andrews is captivating as Eric Stanton, the charming con man with questionable motives. And Linda Darnell steals the show as the innocent and naive Stella, who finds herself in over her head.

The black and white cinematography adds to the overall atmosphere of the film, capturing the ominous mood of the small, coastal town. Director Otto Preminger masterfully creates a world of suspicion and mistrust, where the audience is never quite sure who to trust.

"Fallen Angel" stays true to the film noir genre, with its gritty depiction of post-war America and its characters' inner turmoil. It explores themes of morality, greed, and the lengths people will go to achieve their goals. Although the film is nearly 80 years old, it has aged well and still packs a punch.

In conclusion, "Fallen Angel" is a must-see for fans of film noir and classic cinema. Its intricate plot, stellar performances, and moody atmosphere make it an unforgettable viewing experience.

Fallen Angel is a 1945 crime movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 37 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.0.

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    1 hr 37 min
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    7.0  (6,471)