I Walked with a Zombie (1943)

Recommended
USA
Feature Film

Director: Jacques Tourneur
Writers: Curt Siodmak, Ardel Wray, Inez Wallace
Cinematographer: J. Roy Hunt
Composer: Roy Webb
Cast: James Ellison, Frances Dee, Tom Conway, Edith Barrett, James Bell, Christine Gordon, Theresa Harris, Darby Jones

Tourneur’s atmospheric horror film, a Caribbean set tale of love, hate, and voodoo, brought to life by Hunt’s outstanding chiaroscuro cinematography, is a creepy yet restrained work, which transcends its cheap, generic, B-movie roots. Iain.Stott