The Belly Of An Architect (15)
Thu 01 Jan 1970
Director : Peter Greenaway
Starring : Brian Dennehy Chloe Webb Lambert Wilson
UK, 114 mins, 1987
An American architect arrives in Italy, supervising an exhibition for a French architect, Boullée, who is famous for his oval structures. Through the course of nine months he becomes obsessed with his belly, suffers severe stomach pains, loses his wife, exhibition, his unborn child and finally his own life.
Nominated for the Palme dOr award at the 1987 Cannes Film Festival.
This screening is taking place as a special accompaniment to artist Emily Speeds current Phoenix Gallery exhibition. Join Emily for a discussion about her work prior to the film.