Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028 Map
Sat, Oct 26, 2019
2:00pm

BELA TARR REVISITED
SÁTÁNTANGÓ

The film will be screened in three sections:

Section 1 (bumper and chapters 1-3) = 2h 17m
Section 2 (chapters 4-6) = 2h 4m
Section 3 (chapters 7-12 and restoration credit) = 2h 57m

There will be a 10-minute breaks after Section 1, and an extended intermission after Section 2. Film will end at approximately 10:30 PM.

New 4K Restoration!

SÁTÁNTANGÓ
1994, Arbelos Films, 450 min, Hungary/Germany/Switzerland, Dir: Béla Tarr

Based on the book by László Krasznahorkai, this seminal work of “slow cinema” follows members of a small, defunct agricultural collective living in a post-apocalyptic landscape after the fall of communism who, on the heels of a large financial windfall, set out to leave their village. As a few of the villagers secretly conspire to take off with all of the earnings for themselves, a mysterious character, long thought dead, returns to the village, altering the course of everyone’s lives forever. Shot in stunning black-and-white by Gábor Medvigy and filled with exquisitely composed and lyrical long takes, SÁTÁNTANGÓ unfolds in 12 distinct movements, alternating forward and backward in time, echoing the structure of a tango dance. Tarr’s vision, aided by longtime partner and collaborator Ágnes Hranitzky, is enthralling and his portrayal of a rural Hungary beset by boozy dance parties, treachery and near-perpetual rainfall is both transfixing and uncompromising. Named one of the 40 greatest films ever made in the 2012 Sight & Sound/British Film Institute’s Critics Poll.


In Hungarian with English subtitles. | Special Ticket Prices: $15 General, $13 Cinematheque Members. No vouchers. | No cats were harmed during the making of this film.
Egyptian Theatre • Sat, Oct 26, 2019 • 2:00pm

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