Thursday, 3 September 2015

Capital Celluloid 2015 - Day 258: Tue Sep 15

Fingers (Toback, 1978): Close-Up Cinema, 8pm

This movie, which also screens on September 5th, 10th and 19th, is part of the New Hollywood season at Close-Up Cinema through September and October. You can find all the details here.

Chicago Reader review:
Dauntingly personal filmmaking by James Toback, this 1978 feature is full of strange, suggestive ideas and deep feelings that are never made comprehensible for the audience. Harvey Keitel is a young man caught, rather schematically, between two worlds—his mother is a concert pianist, his father a mafia functionary. His demons tear him apart, with side trips for racism, sexism, and spectacular violence. With Tisa Farrow, Michael V. Gazzo, and Marian Seldes.
Dave Kehr

Here (and above) is the trailer.

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