Those who are interested in this year’s Oscar winning documentary about how a French ropedancer manages to organise by astonishing tactics his spectacular walk on the wire between the two towers of World Trade Center in 1974 are welcome at today’s screening of Man on the Wire
at 15.00 in Toldi Cinema!
Romanian George Dorobantu’s Elevator
is about a couple stuck in the lift of a deserted factory building. The autodidact filmmaker, once a sailor, is going to tell among others the story of shooting a film in the elevator of a Bucarest theatre from as much as 200 euros – as he is going to be our guest on Saturday! The viewers can meet him first after the screening at 20.30 in Toldi, then on Sunday in Örökmozgó.
According to the survey of Sight & Sound magazine, the critics in 2008 found that the most exciting and original film is Hunger
by Steve McQueen which is about the last 6 weeks of hunger striker Bobby Sands, member of IRA. The movie, as best first film, was attributed the Golden Camera Award in Cannes and now is in Titanic competition section, on programme tonight at 20.15 in Uránia!