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The Man From London (a Londoni Ferfi)

Mon 23 February 2009 // 20:00
Tue 24 February 2009 // 20:00

(Mon 23rd - Tues 24th / 8pm / £4/3)
(Bela Tarr / Hungary / 132 minutes / certificate 12A)

Visionary Hungarian director Béla Tarr's (Werckmeister Harmonies, Sátántangó) latest film is a film noir thriller. The Man from London is an adaptation of a crime novel by Georges Simenon, and sees Tarr's notoriously slow-roving camera- eye taking in the murder and money intrigue of a dark, unspecified port city. The story follows the fate of Maloin (Miroslav Krobot), and the consequences on this lonely, married railway pointsman of discovering and appropriating a stash of stolen cash after witnessing a violent crime in the shadows of a dark night.