Jeff Smith 2 p.m., Dec. 9
Film Forum: Whirlpool (1949)
"Can a man make a woman do things she doesn't want to?" Otto Preminger's delirious dissection of a marriage under stress. A rich socialite (Gene Tierney) is saved from scandal by a sinister hypnotist (Jose Ferrer) who ensnares her in a web of blackmail and deceit.