André de Toth • United States • 1948 • One of the all-time greatest film noirs.
John Forbes is an ex-vet living the American dream—he has a great job as an insurance executive and lives in a beautiful home with his loving wife and son. But like many returning servicemen, John exhibits a certain restlessness. Chasing excitement, he embarks on an affair that leads to a complicated web of intrigue, jealousy and murder.
Considered one of the greatest film noirs of all time, this version of André de Toth’s Pitfall was mastered in HD from a 35mm dupe negative preserved by the UCLA Film & Television Archive.