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223 Ratings

The Prowler

Directed by Joseph Losey
United States, 1951
Drama, Thriller, Film noir


When Susan Gilvray reports a prowler outside her house police officer Webb Garwood investigates and sparks fly. If only her husband wasn’t in the way.

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The Prowler Directed by Joseph Losey

Critics reviews

The Prowler is a claustrophobic hot-house thriller about the traditionally hypocritical traps of contemporary society, most obviously the trip wires of gender and class. Few films are this alive to the profound discomfort of life as a woman in a man’s world, as this is the rare and great noir that’s considerably more sympathetic to the female than the male.
March 06, 2015
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