10 Rillington Place

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10 Rillington Place ★★★ 1971 (PG)

A grimy, upsetting British film about the famed serial killer John Christie and the man wrongly hanged for his crimes, the incident that led to the end of capital punishment in England. Impeccably acted. One of Hurt's earliest films. 111m/C VHS . GB Richard Attenborough, John Hurt, Judy Geeson, Gabrielle Daye, Andre Morell, Bernard Lee, Isobel Black, Pat Heywood; D: Richard Fleischer; W: Clive Exton; C: Denys Coop; M: John Dankworth.