SESSION: Sunday 23rd December at 7pm


Double Indemnity

(1944, dir. Billy Wilder, w/ Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Porter Hall)

In 1938, Walter Neff, an experienced salesman of the Pacific All Risk Insurance Co., meets the seductive wife of one of his clients, Phyllis Dietrichson, and they have an affair. Phyllis proposes to kill her husband to receive the proceeds of an accident insurance policy and Walter devises a scheme to receive twice the amount based on a double indemnity clause. When Mr. Dietrichson is found dead on a train track, the police accept the determination of accidental death. However, the insurance analyst and Walter's best friend Barton Keyes does not buy the story and suspects that Phyllis has murdered her husband with the help of another man. (IMDB)

FILM INFO 55555(Astor rating)


Red Rock West

(1993, dir. John Dahl, w/ Nicolas Cage, Craig Reay, Vance Johnson, Robert Apel)

Red Rock West will start at approximately 9:13pm, and finish at approximately 10:57pm.

When a promised job for Texan Michael fails to materialise in Wyoming, Mike is mistaken by Wayne to be the hitman he hired to kill his unfaithful wife, Suzanne. Mike takes full advantage of the situation, collects the money and runs. During his getaway, things go wrong, and soon get worse when he runs into the real hitman, Lyle. (IMDB)

FILM INFO rating)