They Live by Night

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They Live by Night

Presented on 35mm

In Nicholas Ray’s stunning debut “Bowie” Bowers (Farley Granger) breaks out of prison after having been framed for murder as a teen. While hiding out, Bowie meets Keechie (Cathy O’Donnell), and the pair quickly fall in love. Wanting to clear his name, Bowie decides to participate in a robbery so he can afford a lawyer. As he gets drawn further into a life of crime, and the two lovers go on the run from the law, Bowie contemplates settling down with Keechie and starting over.

“The most romantic and haunting young-criminal-lovers-on-the-run movie ever made.”
Jim Jarmusch
"It's permeated with a sweetness and vulnerability unusual for any crime movie."
Michael Wilmington, Chicago Tribune

This film is part of the Hollywood Maverick: Nicholas Ray series.

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