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Submitted by Mark Fuller

I Know Where I'm Going

By "S.W."

From: Manchester Guardian
16 November 1945

It is not often that a film like "I Know Where I'm Going" - at the Odeon tomorrow - comes to the screen. In this Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger film the story relies on neither horror nor haggis. Joan (Wendy Hiller) travels north to marry a millionaire who has rented the Isle of Kiloran. Off Mull fierce gales delay her, and she eventually finds herself in a community full of surprises for an ambitious stranger.

    The scene has inaccuracies, for minor details presented snags to an English company, yet the result is a long stride in the right direction. The purposeful heroine's reaction to a proud and subtle race is seen with unexpected sense and sensibility. the dialogue is good - listen to Roger Livesey's Torquil MacNeil - and the photography should please every patriotic Gael. "I Know Where I'm Going" has interest and integrity. It deserves to have successors.

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