Dance With A Stranger

  • 1985
  • Movie
  • R
  • Biography, Crime

Dark, haunting kichen-sink noir, deftly done; the life and death of Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be hanged for murder in England in 1955. The screenplay by Shelagh Delaney takes a few liberties for the sake of dramatic license but by and large keeps close to the real account. Miranda Richardson (playing Ellis), a divorcee and ex-hooker, now a "hostess"...read more

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01:44 — Acclaimed portrayal of the last year in the life of Ruth Ellis, a bar hostess who, in the mid-1950s, became the last woman to be hanged in England.

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  • Released: 1985
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Dark, haunting kichen-sink noir, deftly done; the life and death of Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be hanged for murder in England in 1955. The screenplay by Shelagh Delaney takes a few liberties for the sake of dramatic license but by and large keeps close… (more)

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