Saturday, January 28

1948 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner and Nominees

1948 National Board of Review – Top Ten Films Winner

Day of Wrath

Day of Wrath

The young wife of an aging priest falls in love with his son amidst the horror of a merciless witch hunt in 17th century Denmark.

Hamlet

Hamlet

Prince Hamlet struggles over whether or not he should kill his uncle, whom he suspects has murdered his father, the former King.

Joan of Arc

Joan of Arc

The abbreviated life of the 15th Century French heroine.

Johnny Belinda

Johnny Belinda

In post-war Cape Breton, a doctor’s efforts to tutor a deaf/mute woman are undermined when she is raped, and the resulting pregnancy causes scandal to swirl.

Louisiana Story

Louisiana Story

The idyllic life of a young Cajun boy and his pet raccoon is disrupted when the tranquility of the bayou is broken by an oil well drilling near his home.

Paisan

Paisan

The language barrier has tragic consequences in a series of unrelated stories set during the Italian Campaign of WWII.

The Red Shoes

The Red Shoes

A young ballet dancer is torn between the man she loves and her pursuit to become a prima ballerina.

The Search

The Search

In post-war Berlin, an American private helps a lost Czech boy find his mother.

The Snake Pit

The Snake Pit

A detailed chronicle of a woman during her stay in a mental institution.

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

Two Americans searching for work in Mexico convince an old prospector to help them mine for gold in the Sierra Madre Mountains.