The Parallax View
Dir: Alan J. Pakula
USA, 1974, 102 mins, 35mm
Cast: Warren Beatty, Paula Prentiss, William Daniels
The second film in Alan J. Pakula’s unofficial paranoia trilogy of the 1970s, The Parallax View addresses many of the anxieties that the director would confront more directly in his Watergate follow-up, All the President’s Men (1976). Warren Beatty stars as an ambitious journalist investigating the assassination of a US senator, who believes he has stumbled upon a secret organisation that recruits political assassins. The closer he gets to the truth, the further he alienates himself from his editor and those around him, until he finds himself on the fringes of society, where those in authority appear the least trustworthy. Collaborating again with cinematographer Gordon Willis, Pakula creates a suffocating vacuum, in which modern America becomes the most dangerous place of all.
09/09/2017(Sat): Post-screening talk with Bryan Chang
- Hong Kong Arts Centre Louis Koo Cinema (Venue)
- HK Science Museum Lecture Hall (Venue)
- Hong Kong Film Archive (Venue)
- K11 Art House (Venue)
- The Metroplex (Venue)
- Festival Grand Cinema (Venue)
- the sky (Venue)
- MCL Telford Cinema (Venue)
- Tai Kwun (Venue)
- MOViE MOViE (Venue)
- Chinese Subtitles
- Category III
- Post-screening discussion with the director
- Director and/or actor(s) will meet the audience
- Post-screening talk
- Full House
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