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still Basic Instinct (Paul Verhoeven, US 1992)

Basic Instinct

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.

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Nick Curran (Michael Douglas) is investigating a pop star’s bloody murder in LA. The main suspect is the singer’s girlfriend, Catherine Tramell, a crime novelist.

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Director

Paul Verhoeven

Production year

1992

Country

US, FR

Original title

Basic Instinct

Length

128 min.

Language

English

Subtitles

NLD

Format

DCP

Part of

Film Noir

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.

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still Basic Instinct (Paul Verhoeven, US 1992)
still Basic Instinct (Paul Verhoeven, US 1992)

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