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Sunday Cinematheque at the Chazen: Alain Tanner

Charles, Dead or Alive | Switzerland | 1969 | 35mm | 93 min. | French with English subtitles Director: Alain Tanner

Event Details

Date
Sunday, April 1, 2018
Time
2 p.m.
Description
Cast: François Simon, Marcel Robert, Marie-Claire Dufour Tanner’s coruscating debut introduces a figure who will recur throughout his body of work: the individual who, confronting an insupportable social reality, decides instead to launch himself into the unknown without a safety net. In this case, the insubordinate is Simon’s small factory owner, who, faced with perfect middle-class comfort and no end in sight, decides to detonate his cookie-cutter existence.
Cost
Free

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