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The Hitch-Hiker

Mother of Us All: Ida Lupino at 100
1953. Cert.12A. 71mins. USA.
No screenings currently scheduled.

Inspired by the true-life crimes of Billy Cook, The Hitch-Hiker is a taut and suspenseful noir thriller from 1953, directed and independently produced by Ida Lupino. A weekend fishing trip turns into the holiday from hell when two friends make the fateful mistake of giving a ride to a psychotic drifter.


Part of Mother of Us All: Ida Lupino at 100, an ongoing season presented by She's a Rebel, celebrating the centenary Lupino, a trailblazer both sides of the camera.

Don't miss another of Ida Lupino's films, The Trouble With Angels, when it screens on Sunday. 9th September.