The Pale Blue Eye



Crime / Horror / Mystery / Thriller


Plot summary

At West Point Academy in 1830, the calm of an October evening is shattered by the discovery of a young cadet's body swinging from a rope just off the parade grounds. An apparent suicide is not unheard of in a harsh regimen like West Point's, but the next morning, an even greater horror comes to light. Someone has stolen into the room where the body lay and removed the heart.


Scott Cooper

Top cast

Christian Bale as Augustus Landor Harry Melling as Cadet Edgar Allan Poe Fred Hechinger as Cadet Randolph Ballinger Gillian Anderson as Mrs. Julia Marquis