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Where is the “Lonely Place”?

Exploring how loneliness is defined in Nicholas Ray’s “In a Lonely Place”

Gloria Grahame and Humphrey Bogart in “In a Lonely Place”

Film noirs are known for their dark explorations of human nature. Some of that darkness is overblown for dramatic effect; some of it feels as real as life itself. In a Lonely Place (currently streaming on the Criterion Channel) is a prime example of a dark noir. The film digs deep and explores…




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