The Lady From Shanghai
Orson Welles’s delirious and inventive film noir classic is a dazzling cinematic jigsaw puzzle.
Director: Orson Welles
Cast includes: Orson Welles, Rita Hayworth
87 Mins / 1947 / USA
Orson Welles’s delirious and inventive film noir classic is a dazzling cinematic jigsaw puzzle. Welles plays a sailor who rescues a young woman (played by his real-life ex-wife Rita Hayworth) from a violent assault only to fall under her spell…
"The film is as tangled and ingenious as any of Welles's conjuring tricks. The shoot-out in the hall of mirrors is the most famous sequence, but there are other moments just as memorable." - Geoffrey Macnab, The Independent
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