THE LADY FROM SHANGHAI
One night, Michael O’Hara, an Irish sailor, saves a mysterious and beautiful woman from an assault. After a brief conversation, she disappears into the night. Later, Michael gets a job on Arthur Bannister’s yacht, a wealthy lawyer and the husband of the woman he saved, Elsa Bannister. Michael soon becomes Elsa’s lover. Gradually, he finds himself embroiled in a complex story of love, lies and murder…
Written, produced, directed and starring one of the most enduring figures of cinema, Orson Welles, The Lady from Shanghai is back in a superb 4K restoration.
Year of production: 1948
Country: United States