Director Blake Edwards, star Lee Remick, composer Henry Mancini, and the city of San Francisco make for a cinematic dream team in a pair of films—both released in 1962—that showcase the best of each. First, an Oscar-nominated Remick and Jack Lemmon deliver tour-de-force performances as the San Francisco couple whose family is torn apart by alcoholism in the heartrending DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES, which still stands as one of the most devastating films ever made about addiction. Then, Remick becomes an unwitting pawn in a sadistic killer’s heist scheme in EXPERIMENT IN TERROR, a lustrous noir thriller whose dreamlike mood of psychosexual unease anticipates the work of David Lynch.
Directed by Blake Edwards • 1962 • United States
Starring Lee Remick, Glenn Ford
Following the success of BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S, producer-director Blake Edwards took a detour into noir territory with this ultra-stylish, mood-drenched thriller. Lee Remick plays a San Francisco bank clerk who is ...