Hangmen Also Die (1943) - Fritz Lang DVD
Hangmen Also Die (1943)
This classic is now restored in collaboration with the BFI and Pinewood Studios, and includes a one-minute sequence not available in the domestic release.
Beautifully shot by James Wong Howe and tightly scripted by Brecht and Lang in their only collaboration, 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 killers.
Brian Donlevy, Lionel Stander, Walter Brennan
Running time : 135 Minutes
Language : English