Cul-De-Sac | Institut français du Royaume-Uni

Tue 5 - Thu 7 Feb


Cert. 12A

Festivals & Series

Cul de sac

113 mins

in English

UK | 1966 | b&w | dir. Roman Polanski, with Donald Pleasence, Françoise Dorléac, Lionel Stander

Roman Polanski’s second British feature was made on the back of the success of Repulsion (1965), which granted him a bigger budget and significantly more creative freedom. An eccentric married couple living in a castle on an island off the coast of Northumberland are terrorised by two wounded gangsters. The film won a Golden Bear at the 16th Berlin International Film Festival.



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