The attempted assassination of the American President is told and re-told from several different perspectives.
An angel wishes to be reunited with his long lost love but they are on different Angel Levels. To get his wish, he's sent on a mission by God to save a man.
One or two screen piece.
An avant-garde landscape meditation.
Director Anthony Asquith, working in the style of a Hitchcock whodunit, deftly moves between multiple points of view in this gritty look at life in a seaport town. Jean Kent stars as Agnes "Astra" Huston, a fortune teller at a run-down fair, who is found strangled in her bedroom. As the police question five suspects their interactions with her are shown in flashbacks from their point of view.
In the 1930s, Count Almásy is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent explorers. As World War II unfolds, Almásy enters into a world of love, betrayal, and politics.