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Fire in the Night (1955)

Det brenner i natt! (original title)
Tim works at a newspaper during day time, and is a pyromaniac at night. Only the newspaper's editor, which also is a childhood friend, knows about Tim's dark side. Until Margrethe also gets to know.

Director:

Arne Skouen

Writer:

Arne Skouen
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Claes Gill Claes Gill ... Tim
Elisabeth Bang Elisabeth Bang ... Margrethe, sosialsekretær
Harald Heide Steen Harald Heide Steen ... Tims barndomsvenn
Gudrun Waadeland Gudrun Waadeland ... Korrekturass.
Thor Hjorth-Jenssen Thor Hjorth-Jenssen ... Journalist
Helge Essmar Helge Essmar ... Redaksjonssekretær
Harald Aimarsen Harald Aimarsen ... Redaksjonsmedarb.
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Tim works at a newspaper during day time, and is a pyromaniac at night. Only the newspaper's editor, which also is a childhood friend, knows about Tim's dark side. Until Margrethe also gets to know.

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a noir bomb
2 September 2019 | by happytrigger-64-390517See all my reviews

Fan of american, british and french film noir, I'm discovering this genre in other countries, and there are some true masterpieces. After having seen the extraordinary "the Scarlet dove" from Finland, I discover from Norway "Fire in the night", the story of a poor lonesome crazy man working in a newspaper and arsoning some small fires when he is in stress. Getting more and more in stress as he falls in love, his personality changes from better to worse. The actor playing that insane character is Cleas Gill and he is terrific from the first scenes, mostly omnipresent. All the casting is great, playing normal persons. Cinematography and direction are following precisely that crazy man.


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Norwegian

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6 January 1955 (Norway) See more »

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