TIGER BAY is a british movie directed by Jack Lee Thompson in 1959. Hayley Mills won the Special Prize at the Berlin Film Festival.
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Horst Buchholz is a young polish born sailor just returning home in England. Tired of waiting for him, his girl-friend has moved and has become the mistress of Anthony Dawson. In an access of jealousy, Buchholz killed her with Dawson's gun left in a drawer. Only Gillie, an 11 years old orphan girl, has witnessed the murder through the door's letterbox. She's fascinated with the gun and steals it from a scared Buchholz hidden in the building. Soon Buchholz recovers and finds Gillie. He persuades her to leave England by boat with him and both hide for a few hours in the country. Meanwhile, patiently, Superintendant Graham tries to find the murderer. Buchholz who at first wanted to kill the little girl develops an amical friendship with her and decides to let her go while he tries to embark on a south-american boat. But Graham now knows his identity and has found Gillie. Will he be able to stop Buchholz before the young sailor reaches the international waters ?
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler