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  • A bald man stands in front of a crowd of people seated in a large, grand hall. Next to him is a naked man who is handcuffed and on display, as though being presented or auctioned.
  • Shadowy image of shirtless man lit from below.
  • Couples of two men in tuxedos each drag other men in tuxedos through a large, grand looking hall.



Saturday, November 16

(1992, Dan Pita) Ambitious young manager’s big plans to revitalize a fading luxury hotel go south when he’s demoted and forced to live in the basement. Ceausescu’s colossal palace was used as a location for this visually stunning Kafkaesque allegory. Silver Lion, Venice. Digital. Approx. 110 min.

Film Forum