Time & Location
25 Nov 2023, 18:00
Watershed, Bristol, 1 Canon's Rd, Bristol BS1 5TX, UK
About the Event
Terence Stamp plays Willie, a gangster’s henchman turned ‘supergrass’ (informer) trying to hide out peacefully in a remote Spanish village. Sun-dappled bliss turns to nerve-racking suspense, however, when two hit men, one soulless (John Hurt) and one a loose cannon (a youthful Tim Roth), come calling to bring Willie back for execution.
This stylish early gem from Stephen Frears boasts terrific hard-boiled performances from a roster of England’s best actors, music by Eric Clapton and virtuoso flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucía, and ravishing photography of its desolate Spanish locations, which makes a splendid backdrop for a rather sordid story.
Join us for this rare chance to see an underrated classic (a favourite of Christopher Nolan) on the big screen, with a special introduction and Q&A with Frears himself.