7º – High Sierra (Raoul Walsh, 1941)After getting out of prison, a homeowner accepts a job to lead a gang into a bold new plan. The problem is that the figure of treason will hatch among gang members and disrupt the grand plan. Belonging to the cinema of the legendary Raoul Walsh, ‘Seu Último Refúgio’ follows all the brilliance of the director’s cinema, elevating a powerful story that makes no concessions by showing the rotten layer of humanity.
6º – The African Queen (John Huston, 1951)In the midst of the outbreak of World War I, an English missionary finds herself completely alone in Africa after her brother’s death, having to resort to the help of a drunken captain of a boat. Nurturing an impeccable direction from John Huston, a dynamic and exciting story and a brilliant cast, ‘An Adventure in Africa’ is a masterpiece of cinema. Watching Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn share the screen as a romantic couple is a unique experience for the viewer.
5º – Casablanca (Michael Curtiz, 1942)In the plot, a club owner protects a woman for whom he nurtures an attraction and her husband from the Nazi army. A masterpiece, ‘Casablanca’ follows a dynamic atmosphere to unleash scenes, drawing on the memorable partnership between Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman.
4º – Dead Reckoning (John Cromwell, 1947)An army captain begins a personal investigation to find out why a fellow escaped shortly before receiving a medal of honor. In the investigation, little by little, the man will realize that the life of this companion was much more obscure than it seemed, entering to a not very pleasant routine and, still, falling in love with the strange figure of his ex-girlfriend: ‘Confession’, another noir in this list, has an irresistible model of fragmenting his concise history, bringing the figure of one of the most distinct “femme fatales” of the seventh art, interpreted by actress Lizabeth Scott.
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