MANHUNTER
1986, Canal +, 119 min, USA, Dir: Michael Mann

Based on Thomas Harris’ novel Red Dragon, Michael Mann’s frightening, forcefully directed thriller follows Will Graham (William Peterson), an FBI agent in early retirement after his traumatizing arrest of serial killer Dr. Hannibal Lecktor (Brian Cox). Meanwhile, the emergence of another serial killer, the "Tooth Fairy," with a penchant for killing entire families compels Graham to return and immerse himself in the job, including confronting the imprisoned Lecktor. MANHUNTER is the first and original thriller featuring Dr. Lecktor. With Tom Noonan, Joan Allen, and Dennis Farina.


THE NIGHTCOMERS
1971, AVCO Embassy Pictures, 96 min, Dir: Michael Winner

Marlon Brando stars in this audacious prequel to Henry James' TURN OF THE SCREW, which examines the events leading up to the deaths of Peter Quint and Ms. Jessel, and the steady descent into evil experienced by the children in their care.


SCORPIO
1973, MGM Repertory, 114 min, Dir: Michael Winner

CIA agent Cross (Burt Lancaster) is accused of treason and marked for death; Jean Laurier (Alain Delon) is the expert assassin sent to kill him. There's only one problem for Laurier: the two men are close friends.


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