A Place For Film: Episode 17 - Ida Lupino's "The Hitch-hiker" (Special appearance by Brittany Friesner)
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On this weeks episode of A Place For Film (and what a week it has been), our two co-host decide revisit a landmark of the film noir genre, Ida Lupino's lean and mean 1953 thriller: The Hitch-hiker. Elizabeth and David delve back and talk about what makes The Hitch-hiker such a standout piece of American cinema and what made Ida herself such a standout director.
Also as a treat, we have Interim Director Brittany Friesner report in and give her thoughts on opening night and weekend at Sundance 2021!
Find out more about Ida Lupino by checking Karina Longworth's episode on Ida from Longworth's podcast, You Must Remember This:
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