December 10, 2015
Over the next two weeks, the Bryn Mawr Film Institute will present a series called Fatal Vision: The Cinema of Roman Polanski, Pt.1, highlighting Polanski’s early European art films and timed to . . . Read more »
Roman Polanski orchestrates a mental ménage à trois in this slyly absurd tale of paranoia from the director’s golden 1960s period. Donald Pleasence and Françoise Dorléac star as a withdrawn couple whose isolated house is invaded by a rude, burly American gangster on the run, played by Lionel Stander. The three engage in role-playing games of sexual and emotional humiliation. Cul-de-sac is an evocative, claustrophobic, and morbidly funny tale of the modern world in chaos.
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