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Theorem

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Theorem

Monorail Film Club screening of Pier Paolo Pasolini’s seminal class struggle satire. Selected and introduced by Stephen McRobbie from The Pastels.

GFT, Glasgow on Sun 31 Jan.

Theorem

  • 1968
  • Italy
  • 98 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini
  • Written by: Pier Paolo Pasolini
  • Cast: Silvana Mangano, Terence Stamp, Massimo Girotti
  • UK release: 12 April 2013

Pasolini's twin obsessions, Christianity and Marxism, are brought searingly to life in this intense fable, featuring Tel as a mysterious Christ figure who creates spiritual, sexual and emotional upheavals within a wealthy family when he stays for a short time in their home. Enigmatic and powerful.

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