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Cul-de-Sac (1966)

Cul-de-Sac (1966)
Movie Review Roman Polanski’s black comedy thriller, Cul-de-Sac is at last available on DVD to American audiences thanks to Criterion. I had wanted to see this movie for many years and finally got the chance recently. This visually riveting black and white exploration of comedic cruelty and the absurd within tense suspense takes place on Lindisfarne Island, Northumberland (it’s actually Holy Island) and revolves around a mismatched trio. George (Donald Pleasance) is a retired businessman who has sold his factory and escaped to a secluded castle with his younger French wife Teresa...
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