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2.9
14 Ratings

Man in the Attic

Directed by Hugo Fregonese
United States, 1953
Thriller, Mystery

Synopsis

This Hollywood adaptation of the Marie Belloc Lowndes novel The Lodger stars a very young Jack Palance as a research pathologist who rents an attic room on the night of the third Jack the Ripper slaying and quickly becomes a suspect.

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Man in the Attic Directed by Hugo Fregonese

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  • José Neves's rating of the film Man in the Attic

    Digital. The strange face of Palance in the strange and several times filmed -imagined- figure of Jack the Ripper, in a foggy London of dark skewed alleys, conducive spaces to horror. This is the best of the film, the murderer scenes, debtors of the best German expressionism lesson: the torture of beings as crooked as the streets where they hide, space and light in concordance with the soul.

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