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Dust Be My Destiny

Directed by Lewis Seiler
United States, 1939
Drama, Film noir


Joe Bell’s love for A foreman’s daughter leads to a fight between them, leading to the older man’s death due to a weak heart. Joe and Mabel go on the run as he thinks no-one would believe a nobody like him.

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Dust Be My Destiny Directed by Lewis Seiler

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  • José Neves's rating of the film Dust Be My Destiny

    "Desire" list: I discovered John Garfield at the final stage of my adolescence with this film on TV, an extraordinarily concise B movie about losers on the run, as usual in Warner Brothers productions of heroes without shelter in the economic world. Garfield was the most beautiful of them all, the fairest face that did not find meaning in a meaningless world and that would die of it, an eternal ethereal misfit.