Too Late for Tears

Show More

Comments (4)

Anonymous picture
Nenad

Another great film noir. Watched this over 30 years ago and still holds as fresh as then

Anonymous picture
Joel

Terrific hidden gem.

Anonymous picture
Jonathan

Has its moments, but few and far between. The dialogue is awful, the acting stiff and arthritic, and the plot holes are as wide as the Holland Tunnel. Mostly lovely cinematography. At best a C minus film noir effort.

Anonymous picture
Anonymous

Great story! The protagonist is the ultimate film noir femme fatale.

Related videos

Woman on the Run
A lost gem rediscovered! Thanks to the efforts of the Film Noir Foundation, this terrific 1950 film noir, the only American print of which was burned in a 2008 fire, has been rescued and restored to its original luster. Join the wild chase around San Francisco as a man goes…
Kansas City Confidential
In this noir-thriller, three convicts are contracted by a mysterious benefactor to pull a bank heist. The four men, having worn masks during the crime, are complete strangers and are anonymous to one another, but plan to meet up in Mexico to divvy up the loot. Part of their master…
The Stranger
Having directed two undisputed masterpieces - Citizen Kane and The Magnificent Ambersons - Orson Welles delved into the suspense film, crafting a baroque postwar thriller that drew upon the style of his previous work, while laying the groundwork for his later film noir classics The Lady from Shanghai and Touch…
Lured
In this sumptuous thriller by legendary filmmaker Douglas Sirk and featuring a bevy of classic stars of the silver screen, a serial killer is on the loose in London, luring young women into his web through ads placed in the personal column. Scotland Yard's bait to ensnare the villain is…
Hangmen Also Die
Prague 1942. Following the assassination of Nazi "Reich Protector" Heydrich, Masha Novotny, a professor's daughter, hides the culprit in her parents' apartment. When the Gestapo take 400 people hostage in retaliation, Masha's father is among those arrested. The assassin, surgeon Dr. Svoboda, manages to escape. As they search for him…
Sudden Fear
In this rediscovered masterpiece of film noir, Joan Crawford plays a successful playwright who marries a mediocre actor (Jack Palance). She soon discovers that he not only married her for money but that he plans to murder her with the help of his lover (Gloria Grahame). SUDDEN FEAR received Academy…
Branded to Kill
When Japanese New Wave bad boy Seijun Suzuki delivered this brutal, hilarious, and visually inspired masterpiece to the executives at his studio, he was promptly fired. BRANDED TO KILL tells the ecstatically bent story of a yakuza assassin with a fetish for sniffing steamed rice (the chipmunk-cheeked superstar Joe Shishido)…
The Naked Kiss
A former prostitute attempts to assimilate in suburbia after fleeing her pimp. She soon falls in love with a member of the town's wealthiest family, but shortly before her wedding, finds out that her philanthropic fiance has a horrific secret. A searing melodrama thematically ahead of his time, Samuel Fuller's…
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers
In this Academy Award- nominated film (Best Writing, Original Story), young Martha (Barbara Stanwyck) inadvertently causes the death of her cruel, authoritarian aunt. Martha lies to the cops, and Walter (Kirk Douglas), who saw the crime, corroborates the girl's story. Eventually, they wed out of convenience; the meek Walter is…
The Trial
Josef K wakes up in the morning and finds the police in his room. They tell him that he is on trial but nobody tells him what he is accused of. In order to find out about the reason of the accusation and to protest his innocence, he tries to…
The Naked Kiss
The setup is pure pulp: A former prostitute (a crackerjack Constance Towers) relocates to a buttoned-down suburb, determined to fit in with mainstream society. But in the strange, hallucinatory territory of writer-director-producer Samuel Fuller, perverse secrets simmer beneath the wholesome surface. Featuring radical visual touches, full-throttle performances, brilliant cinematography by…
Sunset Boulevard
Gloria Swanson, as Norma Desmond, an aging silent-film queen, and William Holden, as the struggling young screenwriter who is held in thrall by her madness, created two of the screen's most memorable characters in SUNSET BOULEVARD. Winner of three Academy Awards, director Billy Wilder's powerful orchestration of this bizarre tale…