- 83 min
- Directed by: Stanley Kubrick
- Cast: Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards.
- Phone: 0141 352 4900
Kubrick's partially abstract vision of Jim Thompson's novel creates classic film noir with its perfectly cast and rawly vivid depiction of greed and corruption. An ex-con recruits the help of small time crooks to rob two million from a racetrack, and the tightly structured narrative follows the ensuing chaos as the plan falls apart. Influential heist film, which set Kubrick on the road to greatness.
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Stanley Kubrick & Rainer Werner Fassbinder5 Mar 2009
This month two monsters of cinema meet in the central belt. As German auteur Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s takes over the Glasgow Film Theatre (courtesy of Goethe Institut) with a small selection of his better known films (Fear Eats the Soul, Effi Brest…
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