Ninety Degrees in the Shade Poster

Release Date: 1966

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary
Conscientious grocery store clerk Alena (Anne Heywood) begins an affair with her scapegrace boss, Vorell (James Booth), that is based largely on the intensity of their shared physical attraction. Problems arise, however when an auditor, Mr. Kurka (Rudolf Hrusínský), visits the store and discovers that someone has been stealing from the inventory. Alena knows it's Vorell, but struggles to keep it a secret as Kurka puts an increasing amount of pressure on her, making her life miserable.

Cast: Anne Heywood, James Booth, Donald Wolfit, Rudolf Hrusínský

Director: Jiri Weiss

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Sacrifice, Emotional, Underdog, 1960s, Passionate, Love


Nominated Foreign Film - English Language