The Hitch-Hiker

Sat 13 – Sun 14 Jan


Two friends are returning from a fishing trip when they are taken hostage by a hitch-hiker. Forcing them to drive across country, he tells them he will kill them when they reach their destination. Can these friends escape from a man who sleeps with his eyes open?

Clocking in at just over an hour of running time, Ida Lupino crafted a short, sharp burst of adrenaline in this wonderful thriller.

Part of the BFI Thriller Season.

Dir: Ida Lupino

Cast: Edmond O’Brien, Frank Lovejoy

USA 1953, 67mins

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