Egyptian Theatre
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Wed, Sep 28, 2011
7:30pm
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A PRODUCTION OF THE ARCHERS: THE FILMS OF MICHAEL POWELL AND EMERIC PRESSBURGER
PEEPING TOM
PEEPING TOM
1960, Rialto Pictures, 101 min, UK, Dir: Michael Powell

Almost universally reviled by critics on its initial run, but now considered a masterpiece of psychological horror, PEEPING TOM all but killed Powell’s career when it was released. In an unforgettably creepy and affecting performance, Carl Boehm stars as a shy, gentle photographer, who is really a tormented serial killer filming his female victims at their moment of death. Boehm’s crush on boarding house tenant Helen (Anna Massey) brings on a crisis that can result only in redemption or destruction. Insightful and subversive, PEEPING TOM poses difficult questions about the universal desire for voyeuristic thrills and the very nature of watching film.


Screening format: 35mm
Egyptian Theatre • Wed, Sep 28, 2011 • 7:30pm
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