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The Long Goodbye

Robert Altman / US, 1973 / 112 min.

Robert Altman’s highly original take on the film noir. Philip Marlowe gets mixed up in a world of blackmail, suicide, betrayal and murder.

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Raymond Chandler purists were incensed with changes Robert Altman (The Player, Gosford Park) made to detective Philip Marlowe. He shifted the setting to modern Los Angeles and ignored most, if not all the rules of detective noir.

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Director

Robert Altman

Production year

1973

Country

US

Original title

The Long Goodbye

Length

112 min.

Language

English

Subtitles

NONE

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 The Long Goodbye (Robert Altman, US 1973)
still The Long Goodbye (Robert Altman, US 1973)

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