Death Watch

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Year:
1980
Running time:
128 minutes
Studio:
Studio 37
Territory:
UK
Directed by:
Bertrand Tavernier
Starring:
Romy Schneider, Harvey Keitel, Harry Dean Stanton, Max Von Sydow
Digital Cinema
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Description

Roddy has a camera implanted in his eye. He's been hired by a television producer to film a documentary of terminally ill Katherine, without her knowledge. His footage will then be run on the popular TV series, "Death Watch". Bertrand Tavernier's stunningly prophetic sci-fi noir is like nothing else. Opaquely scripted by the brilliant David Rayfiel (Three Days of the Condor, Jeremiah Johnson) and filmed in Glasgow while it was undergoing massive renovation, it is a mad trip into the heart of big brother.

Genre

Drama

What the press said

"Shot in widescreen, it has an epic quality that few British movies of its period match." The Independent

"Acerbic and utterly prophetic" CinePassion

"The best dystopian sci-fi you've never seen" Cine-Vue

"The film was quietly and criminally forgotten until now." The Skinny

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