Paul Verhoeven / US, FR, 1992 / 128 min.
A drug addicted detective, a hyper-intelligent femme fatale, explicit sex scenes and Los Angeles as its backdrop: Basic Instinct was the most talked about 1990’s neo-noir thriller. Starring Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone and an ice pick. 4K restoration.
Rain-drenched streets, curls of cigarette smoke, and men with a dark past. An inescapable fate and a femme fatale, sly and sexually independent. This summer Eye is presenting an extended programme of classic film noir, featuring masterpieces such as The Third Man and In a Lonely Place starring Humphrey Bogart. With vintage 35mm prints and newly restored works.