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KNIFE IN THE WATER

February 12 @ 20:50 - 22:30

KNIFE IN THE WATER

BFI presents: KNIFE IN THE WATER

Roman Polanski’s debut derives a wealth of drama and insights from the simplest situation: a couple are joined by a young hitchhiker on their yacht for a sailing weekend. Absurd male rivalries arise, and events threaten to turn nasty.

Krzysztof Komeda’s Coltrane-like jazz evokes both the moments of exhilaratingly speedy freedom and the moody doldrums.