ALFRED HITCHCOCK FILM FESTIVAL – LIFEBOAT

Rating: M
Length: 97 mins
Cast: Tallulah Bankhead, John Hodiak, Walter Slezak

LIFEBOAT (1944) The first in Hitchcock’s “limited-setting” films is set entirely on a lifeboat launched from a sinking passenger vessel following a World War II naval attack. A technical tour-de-force the film received Academy Award nominations for Best Director, Best Original Story and Best Cinematography . Tallulah Bankhead won the New York Film Critics Circle award for best actress of the year. Though highly controversial in its time for what many interpreted as a sympathetic depiction of the German U-Boat Captain, Lifeboat is regarded by modern film critics as a Hitchcock classic, and cited as one of Hitchcock’s most underrated films.

Official Trailer