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Deep End

  • Dir: Jerzy Skolimowski

  • UK/West Germany, 1970, 92minmins, DCP

  • Cast: Jane Asher, John Moulder-Brown

Generational confusion, emotional chaos and absurdist sensibility of the Swinging Sixties poke up above water in Skolimowski’s touching and surreal coming-of-age story. Taking a job in a tattered old London bathhouse, timid Mike is infatuated with Susan, an experienced attendant who helps him navigate client’s unsavory advances and discover the world of lust and sex. Music from Can and Cat Stevens, along with expressionistic water imagery, articulates a loose, freewheeling feel drown in the allegorical world of the pool. A bizarre yet pathetic ending is the high point of this wonderfully mysterious film.

Co-presenter of “Marvelous Four: 100 Years of Polish Independence”

 

Screening:

In-theatre Screening

  • Tickets available at screening venue on screening date2018-11-10 (Sat)
    17:00
    Buy Tickets2018-12-15 (Sat)
    21:00

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