The Maltese Falcon

1941| PG| 100 mins| / /

Director: John Huston
Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Gladys George, Peter Lorre

In John Huston‘s noir classic, detective Sam Spade (Humphrey Bogart) gets more than he bargained for when he takes a case brought to him by a beautiful but secretive woman (Mary Astor).

As soon as she shows up, trouble follows as Sam’s partner is murdered and he is accosted by a man (Peter Lorre) demanding he locate a valuable statuette.

Entangled in a dangerous web of crime and intrigue, Sam soon realises he must find the one thing they all seem to want: the bejewelled Maltese Falcon.

★★★★ “AMONG THE MOVIES WE NOT ONLY LOVE BUT TREASURE” Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

★★★★★ “THE PERFECT MOVIE EXPERIENCE” Empire