Starting Friday the Film Forum is presenting a 12-day tribute to director Jules Dassin who passed away last year. Dassin’s career can be split into two parts, his Hollywood period and his expatriate period. Both are rich in cinematic treasures.
Reunion in France
Night and the City
The Naked City
Thieves Highway (Click here for a review I wrote at HALO-17)
Never on Sunday
He Who Must Die
All these films are included in the tribute plus others.
Click here for the schedule.
Recent New York Times article on Dassin.
Dassin article from the Museum of the Moving Image
New York Times Obituary.
Salon article – Jules Dassin The Early Years.
Original reviews of Jules Dassin films from The New York Times