A new digital restoration does full justice to Ted Kotcheff's forgotten cult classic - a rich and stunningly shot road movie, at once a tense drama and a vivid testimony to the early-’70s mood of unease and socio-political turbulence.
Set at a beautiful lakeside spot in southern France, Alain Guiraudie’s atmospheric thriller is an erotic mix of the comic and the tragic, deservedly winning Alain Guiraudie the Best Director for Un Certain Regard at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.
A rare 16mm screening of the remarkable blacklisted American drama Salt of the Earth, 60 years to the week since it was first released in New York City, followed by a discussion with writer and activist Sophie Mayer and Whitechapel Gallery's Gareth Evans.
A Nos Amours continues a retrospective of the complete film works of Chantal Akerman with Dis Moi (1980) in which the filmmaker, herself a daughter of a holocaust survivor, engages for the first time with the Shoah.
In a near-future Los Angeles, hi-tech, utopian living is the norm and only emotional intimacy seems lacking – at least for Theodore (Joaquin Phoenix), an affable ex-journalist now writing syrupy ‘personalised’ letters for those who don’t have the skills.