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From the KimStim collection
The Man From London
A film by Bela Tarr
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A lonely railway worker's inner life is suddenly thrown into chaos after he stumbles upon a deadly business transaction that leaves him with a money-stuffed suitcase and a guilty conscience for a crime he didn't commit. Another existential dazzler from one of cinema's most stunning and austere filmmakers, Béla Tarr's The Man From London is a breathtaking exploration of man's indestructible desire for freedom and happiness.

Stars the superb Academy Award-winning actress Tilda Swinton.

"Feels like no other film that you've seen before.Dana Stevens, Slate

"Tilda Swinton is just one highlight of Béla Tarr's mesmerizing film noir.Jonathan Romney, The Independent

"Tarr evokes the beauty of cinematic form and the exhilaration of simply watching.- Peter Keough, Boston Phoenix

"Intriguingly subversive.... An arresting nightmare. - Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

Official Selection -New York International Film Festival
Official Selection -Toronto International Film Festival
Official Selection - Cannes Film Festival

132 minutes / b&w
Release: 2014
Copyright: 2007
DVD Sale: $29.99

Subject areas:
Cinema Studies, Eastern Europe, KimStim Collection

Related Titles:
Alois Nebel: It is the end of summer, 1989. Alois Nebel works as a train dispatcher at a small railway station in the Sudetenland, a mountainous region on the Czechoslovak border.

The Invisible Frame: A filmic journey starring Tilda Swinton as she traces the former Berlin Wall via bicycle.

Cycling the Frame: A quirky 1988 documentary in which Tilda Swinton tours the circumference of the Berlin Wall on a bicycle.

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