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260 Ratings


Directed by Edward Dmytryk
United States, 1947
Crime, Drama, Film noir


A man is murdered, apparently by one of a group of soldiers just out of the army. But which one? And why?

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Crossfire Directed by Edward Dmytryk

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1947 | Winner: Best Social Film

Academy Awards

1948 | 5 nominations including: Best Picture

National Board of Review

1947 | Winner: Top Ten Films

BAFTA Awards

1949 | Nominee: Best Film from any Source

Critics reviews

Edward Dmytryk’s noirish 1947 murder mystery Crossfire retrospectively functions on two levels at once, as the powerful film that it is and the phantom film that it never could be, the one that exists alongside it only in our imaginations.
May 09, 2018
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