Thursday 30th November 2017 - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Palmer Building
A caustic comedy satire intermingled with tragedy, which starts with a celebratory party and closes with blood being spilt. A recently promoted politician, from the elite which has currently lost its way in Europe, invites friends to dinner in her London townhouse. Events are taken over by her guests’ eccentricities and secrets.
UK 2017 – black and white – directed by Sally Potter – with Patricia Clarkson, Bruno Ganz, Cherry Jones, Emily Mortimer, Cillian Murphy, Kristin Scott Thomas, Timothy Spall – 71 min
Puts a contemporary spin on a reliably popular genre – HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
Sharp and funny – THE GUARDIAN
A deliciously heightened, caviar black comedy – VARIETY
Beginning as a subtly witty comedy replete with sharp-tongued dialogue, the film later veers off into tragedy. When life can no longer be controlled by reason, people will fight tooth and nail to protect their seemingly stable existence – BERLIN FILM FESTIVAL