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ASHES IN THE HOURGLASS's rating of the film Rancho Notorious

The master of shadows comes out of the darkness and into the scorching heat, only to then make one of his most surprising and best efforts in Hollywood. Despite the change of scenery, Lang's obsession with organized crime still prevails, but now it's been amped with themes of regret, fame and revenge with, at times, more than a passing resemblance to John Ford's The Searchers and Anthony Mann's psychological westerns