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Hangmen Also Die!
dir. Fritz Lang, 1943, USA, DCP 134 mins. b/w
Beautifully shot by James Wong Howe and tightly scripted by Brecht and Lang, this Noir-like espionage thriller is set in occupied Czechoslovakia and revolves around the successful plot by the Czech resistance to assassinate Deputy Reich-Protector of Bohemia and Moravia “Hangman” Reinhard Heydrich, and the hunt by the Gestapo to track down the killers.