Celebrating its 80th anniversary this is the debut film from legendary US writer / Director John Huston. Actually, a timeless classic of 1940’s Hollywood noir cinema brilliantly adapted from Dashiell Hammett crime novel masterpiece. A smart , glamorous and witty thriller about the murderous intrigue surrounding the search for a hugely valuable jewel encrusted ornamental Bird in San Francisco and a group of not to be trusted adventurers who are all desperate to get it for themselves .The Maltese Falcon stars the iconic Humphrey Bogart his first major starring role as laconic tough guy detective Sam Spade and is replete with a gallery of brilliant supporting characters including Sidney Greenstreet and legendary Austro - Hungarian actor Peter Lorre.
- United States
- Black & White