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Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

Marion Hänsel / BE, GB, FR, 1995 / 92 min.

The Belgian filmmaker Marion Hänsel died at the age of 71 on 8 June. In honour of her rich oeuvre Eye screens this overwhelmingly tender film largely set on board a ramshackle cargo ship docked in the port of Hong Kong.

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With an introduction by Eye programmer Leo van Hee.

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Director

Marion Hänsel

Production year

1995

Country

BE, GB, FR

Original title

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

Length

92 min.

Language

English, Yue Chinese

Subtitles

NLD

Format

35mm

Part of

Women Make Film

Last year, Eye presented the film programme Women Make Film, an alternative world history of cinema featuring women in the lead role. Women have played an important role from the early days of cinema, as cinematographers, filmmakers and sometimes also producers.

Learn more
campaign image Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema (Mark Cousins, GB 2019)
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