Angel Face (1953)

1953 | USA | Otto Preminger | ★★★★

Otto Preminger's Angel Face is a gripping and well-crafted dark thriller, featuring the most inscrutable of inscrutable femmes fatales, a couple of excellent performances from Robert Mitchum and Jean Simmons, and an absolute kicker of an ending.


"Classic Otto Preminger thriller from 1952 starring Robert Mitchum and Jean Simmons. Arriving at the scene of the mysterious death by gassing of Mrs Tremayne, ambulance driver Frank Jessup (Mitchum) meets her alluring stepdaughter, Diane (Simmons). Falling under her spell, he soon becomes Diane's chauffeur. but begins to suspect that he is getting into danger and attempts to free himself from her grasp. Diane, however, has other ideas." Paladium