ScreenTalk: Controversies + Straw Dogs (18)


9 November 2011
Cinema 1

Standard - 11.50 online (13.50 full price) / Barbican Members - 9.50 online (11.50 full price) / Concessions 9.50 / Under 15 6.50

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Following a screening of Sam Peckinpah's original 1971 Straw Dogs, we welcome the film's star Susan George, and Katy Haber, the director's assistant on all of his films through the 1970s.

They will be in conversation with Stevie Simkin and Julian Petley, co-editors of 'Controversies', a new series of books looking at controversial films of the past 40 years.

Straw Dogs (18)
Dustin Hoffman
, Susan George and Peter Vaughan star in Peckinpah's disturbing masterpiece. An American mathematician and his wife in the English countryside are attacked by local thugs, and respond in a fury of violent revenge.

UK/US 1971 Dir. Sam Peckinpah 118 min.

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