The Strange Love of Martha Ivers

An excellent film noir with stars of the first order. Barbara Stanwyck, with the smile of a predator, and the thirty-year-old Kirk Douglas, in his film debut. A horrifying bloody secret forever binds three young people together – Martha, Walter and Sam. After many years, their fates once more intersect and the fear of disclosure again enters their souls. A stale marriage, a sense of guilt, unrequited ancient love and the obsessive suspicion of a heroine on the edge of a precipice. How to escape the shadow of the past? Can endless wickedness hide further evil? A clean conscience is obviously priceless. But love, it seems, even if strange, never dies…