Minnesota Movie Ads - November 1985
Film Review - A Return to Salem's Lot

Film Review - The Night


"The Night" is an achievement in international filmmaking and distribution, with the Iranian/American co-production actually receiving a release in Iran, where the U.S. hasn't been represented in over 40 years. It's breakthrough work for co-writer/director Kourosh Ahari, who turns to the comfort of haunted house storytelling to help lure audiences into a strange study of guilt. "The Night" doesn't add anything new to the genre, and Ahari isn't attentive to pace, but he has a decent command of unnerving situations and unreality, finding ways to conjure chills and confusion between scenes of absolute stillness. Read the rest at Blu-ray.com


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