Keswick Film Festival


Director: Nicolas Roeg, Donald Cammell Country: UK
Cert: 18 Year: 1970 Length: 105 minsLanguage: English
2003 Festival


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James Fox, Mick Jagger, Anita Pallenberg, Michèle Breton.
The festival kicks off with Nic Roeg's directorial debut, a brimful collection of ideas about power, persuasion and performance ("The only achievement that makes it, makes it all the way is madness") Opening as a gangster thriller, the film juggles visual and verbal imagery and develops into a complex blurring of the divide between reality and fantasy.


Roeg's debut is a virtuoso juggling act
Time Out

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