Master of Darkness

When: Fri., June 26 2015

The British Film Institute dubbed German director Fritz Lang the Master of Darkness. Tonight, the Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque pays homage to the master with a four-film series. It commences with 1944’s The Woman in the Window, which follows a criminology professor who falls in love with a woman in an oil painting and ends up committing a murder with an elaborate coverup. It screens at 7 p.m. Then, at 9 p.m., you can see Scarlet Street, which stars the same three actors as the first film and is about a man in a mid-life crisis who gets conned out of money his fiancé thinks she has a right to. The Big Heat and While the City Sleeps screen tomorrow at 7 and 8:50 p.m. respectively. Tickets are $10. (Manno)

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