Niagara (1953) Henry Hathaway, Marilyn Monroe, Joseph Cotten, Jean Peters, Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

Niagara (1953)
Rose Loomis (Marilyn Monroe) and her older, gloomier husband, George (Joseph Cotten), are vacationing at a cabin in Niagara Falls, N.Y. The couple befriend Polly (Jean Peters) and Ray Cutler (Casey Adams), who are honeymooning in the area. Polly begins to suspect that something is amiss between Rose and George, and her suspicions grow when she sees Rose in the arms of another man. While Ray initially thinks Polly is overreacting, things between George and Rose soon take a shockingly dark turn.

The look and atmosphere in this film is so vivid that even viewed on TV it makes you feel as if you have been to Niagara Falls sometime in the early 1950s. The plot takes a deceptively leisurely pace but it builds to a gripping climax. It is worth the viewer’s time & effort to stick with it to the end. Marilyn Monroe is radiantly treacherous & her performance is subtle and bears close watching beyond her obvious attractiveness. She should get a lot more credit for this picture than I’ve seen others give her. Joseph Cotten balances between being menacing & getting our pity & sympathy. Not all the performances are terrific but this movie is a gem that rewards the effort to stick with it to the end.

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BRRip 720p | MKV | 1280 x 720 | x264 @ 2048 Kbps | 88 min | 1,78 Gb
Audio: English AC3 5.1/1.0 @ 448/224 Kbps | Subs: English (embedded)
Genre: Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller


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