the ax (le couperet)

Costa-Gavras, 122 mins, France, 2005, 35mm, French with English subtitles. Courtesy: Potential Films

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The Ax
This mordant black comedy has a pointed social critique at the core of its drama.

Jose Garcia is a specialist chemist retrenched after fifteen years' service who eventually devises an ingenious - if disturbingly amoral - strategy to get back into the game. Garcia's deft comic timing and finely nuanced characterization serve the film beautifully.

"Costa-Gavras is an accomplished filmmaker who tells his story with pace and panache" Urban Cinefile

Dates   Fri 6 Oct 2006, 10am
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