Keswick Film Club - Knife In The Water

Sunday 12th December 5:00 PM

Knife In The Water 

Director: Roman Polanski Country: Poland
Cert: PG Year: 1962 Length: 97 mins Language: Polish

Audience Reaction

Score: 53% Attendance: 48

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  • More details on this film at the Internet Movie Database

Synopsis

Following the recent Polanski Retrospective at the NFT, we present new prints of two classics from the master of cinematic menace.

A testy older man and his young wife pick up a hitch-hiker on their yachting weekend. Tensions arise as the two men engage in competition for the woman's approval, the power games inevitably getting out of hand.

A rare opportunity to see a masterful debut film.

Nominated Best Foreign Language Film - 1964 Oscars/BAFTAS

Critics

open_quote The raw talent of this film is still obvious close_quote Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian



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