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Brighton Rock 1947 PG

92 mins United Kingdom Director. John Boulting

Richard Attenborough is unforgettable as ‘Pinkie’, the brutal gangster who seduces and grooms a simple waitress, Rose (Carol Marsh) in the belief that she could incriminate him in a murder.

The classic adaptation (by Terence Rattigan) of Graham Greene’s novel is a taut and propulsive British crime drama, famous for its stark violence and a memorably cynical ending.

It also offers the quintessential evocation of post-war Brighton; its tea-rooms, racetracks and dishevelled boarding houses all starkly captured Harry Waxman's superb, atmospheric cinematography.

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Directed by

John Boulting


Richard Attenborough

Hermione Baddeley

William Hartnell




Based on the Book… Closed Captions






United Kingdom



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