The Honeymoon Killers (18)

8.30pm

12 February 2015
Cinema 3


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A lurid, darkly funny cult classic based on a true crime story from the 1940s.

Sullen, overweight and alone, Martha strikes up a lonely-heart’s correspondence with Ray, a balding, smooth-talking Latin gigolo. After a torrid team-up, the pair pose as sister and brother and embark on a year-long spree murdering other lonely-hearts for their money.

Marguerite Duras called it the greatest love story she’d ever seen and art-house auteurs Michelangelo Antonioni and Francois Truffaut were fans. See it for yourself this Valentine’s on 35mm.

US 1969 Dir Leonard Kastle 106 min




This event is part of:
My Twisted Valentine


Please arrive promptly at the advertised start time

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