Hugo polishes a mirror with Tony looking on - Dirk Bogarde and James Fox in The Servant (1963)
Hugo polishes a mirror with Tony looking on - Dirk Bogarde and James Fox in The Servant (1963)
The Servant (1963)

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The Servant

Joseph Losey | United Kingdom | | M
Film

The first of three collaborations between Losey and celebrated writer Harold Pinter is an uneasy chamber drama involving the privileged Tony (James Fox) and his newly appointed manservant, Hugo (Dirk Bogarde in one of his most iconic roles).

Adapted from Robin Maugham’s 1948 novel, the film’s power play is permeated with psychological and sexual tension. Winning three BAFTA awards, Losey’s landmark film garnered praise for its candid treatment of class and sexuality as well as Douglas Slocombe’s claustrophobic cinematography. With Sarah Miles.

Format: DCP, Black & White
Language: English
Source: StudioCanal
Duration: 116 mins

When

Wed 12 May 2021

7pm

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Duration

116 mins

Rating

M

Where

Cinema 1, Level 2
ACMI, Fed Square

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Hugo polishes a mirror with Tony looking on - Dirk Bogarde and James Fox in The Servant (1963)

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