The Killing PG

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This film was last shown on 23 January 2019

Kubrick called in Jim Thompson to provide the hardboiled dialogue for his adaptation of Lionel White’s novel Clean Break. A taut racetrack heist movie full of double-crossing grifters and a mean femme fatale means that the perfect plan can only go wrong, badly wrong.

Part of the Showroom's Film Studies Pulp Frictions: Adventures in Hardboiled Books and Movies.
Tickets are also on sale to the public.

Stanley Kubrick
1 hour 21 minutes
Coleen Gray, Sterling Hayden, Vince Edwards


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