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A Canterbury Tale

A Canterbury Tale
  • 1944
  • UK
  • 124 min
  • U
  • Directed by: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
  • Written by: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
  • Cast: Eric Portman, Sheila Sim, Dennis Price, Sgt John Sweet, Kim Hunter (US release)

An odd wartime piece from Powell and Pressburger in which a British and an American soldier, along with a land girl, make a pilgrimage to Canterbury, and succeed in unmasking a local man who pours glue on girls' hair in the night. The countryside is finely rendered in Erwin Hillier's photography.

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