Beyond the Forest (1949) was a Film Noir - Drama Film directed by King Vidor and produced by Henry Blanke and Jack L. Warner.
A small-town young woman who covets the high life enjoyed by her wealthy Chicago neighbor decides to leave her country-doctor hubby. The plot is far-fetched and Davis is not at her best in this one, although her delivery of the line "What a dump!" lives eternally.
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Academy Awards 1949 --- Ceremony Number 22 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Music - Scoring||Max Steiner||Nominated|
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a under-rated noir gem,it is one of those flims that feels lost to time BEYOND THE FOREST” (King Vidor, 1949). Despite its controversial receptions (I read that BTF had a very bad or ironic critical responses in the US while in Europe it was early appreciated and well considered) I want here r... Read full article
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Rosa Moline: Well I showed you the picture in the magazine, didn't I?
Jenny: How could I tell if there was toast under all that goo?
Rosa Moline: What a dump!
Rosa Moline: If I don't get out of here I'll die. If I don't get out of here I hope I die and burn.
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The movie's line "What a dump." was voted as the #62 movie quote by the American Film Institute (out of 100).
This film is listed among The 100 Most Enjoyably Bad Movies Ever Made in Golden Raspberry Award founder John Wilson's book THE OFFICIAL RAZZIE® MOVIE GUIDE.
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