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The Belly Of An Architect (15)

Sat 11 Feb 2017






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The Belly Of An Architect (15)

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The Belly of An Architect (15)

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 d’Or award at the 1987 Cannes Film Festival.

This screening is taking place as a special accompaniment to artist Emily Speed’s current Phoenix Gallery exhibition. Join Emily for a discussion about her work prior to the film.

Venue: Studio 74, Exeter Phoenix

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