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BFI Southbank Guide Dec 2017

MEZZANINE GALLERY Displays from the BFI Archive @BFI 21 CAN YOU TRUST THEM? You think they’re out to get you? They are! WHO CAN YOU TRUST? SAT 2 DEC FRI 8 DEC 15:30 NFT2 18:15 NFT3 THE 39 STEPS UK 1935. Dir Alfred Hitchcock. With Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, Lucie Mannheim, John Laurie. 86min. Digital. U Hitchcock’s masterful adaptation of John Buchan’s novel remains the model for all chase thrillers. Richard Hannay (Donat) meets a mysterious stranger (Mannheim) who warns him of a sinister spy ring just before she is murdered. FRI 1 DEC SAT 23 DEC FRI 29 DEC 18:20 NFT1 16:00 NFT2 17:45 NFT3 Now in danger himself, Hannay flees to Scotland to uncover the truth, enlisting the help of Pamela (Carroll) along the way. Exhilarating, gripping entertainment. JB Also available on KISS ME DEADLY USA 1955. Dir Robert Aldrich. With Ralph Meeker, Albert Dekker, Paul Stewart. 105min. 35mm. 12A Private detective Mike Hammer picks up a distraught runaway from a psychological asylum. This encounter leaves him at the centre of an international conspiracy, which he desperately tries to uncover while putting his own and his friends’ lives on the line. Enigmatic and suspenseful from the first minute, Kiss Me Deadly channels Cold War paranoia, and culminates in a surprisingly haunting ending. ABa #BFIThriller FREE WHO CAN YOU TRUST? THE BRITISH THRILLER Drawn from the BFI National Archive’s Special Collections, this exhibition explores the tactics and provocations that artists, designers, set photographers and scriptwriters employed to keep audiences on the edge of their seats – from 1940s British noir in Brighton Rock to the anxiety-ridden political thrillers of the 60s and 70s, such as The Day of the Jackal. FRI 20 OCT – SUN 21 JAN MEZZANINE GALLERY Frenzy


BFI Southbank Guide Dec 2017
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