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Films at The Whitaker: Rififi

French (with English subtitles), 118 minutes, 1955.

After making such American noir classics as The Naked City and Brute Force, blacklisted director Jules Dassin went to Paris and embarked on a tale of four ex-cons who hatch one last glorious robbery in the City of Light.

As part of his recent research about Blacklisted Hollywood figures working in Europe, this film is curated by Andy Willis, Professor of Film Studies at the University of Salford and HOME’s Senior Visiting Curator: Film. Amongst others, he is the co-editor of 'Spanish Popular Cinema',  and 'Chinese Cinemas, International Perspectives', and 'Film Stars: Hollywood and Beyond'. Earlier this year he curated 'Hollywood Blacklistees in Europe', a film season at HOME. 

 

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  • Dates
    Thursday 6th October 2022
    7:30 pm
  • Tickets

    £7.50
    £6 Student / concession.

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