Thirst Street

Features
Director: Nathan Silver 2017 83 Minutes Ages 18+
Thirst Street Sat 13 Oct
TIX AT VENUE ONLY 08:50pm 83mins The Elizabeth Picture Theatre
Thirst Street Fri 19 Oct
TIX AT VENUE ONLY 08:00pm 83mins Australian Cinémathèque GOMA

When a young, newly-widowed flight attendant has a one-night stand during a layover in Paris, she finds herself becoming dangerously obsessed with her new fling.

Director Nathan Silver, one of the bold new voices of American independent cinema, has crafted a lean and lurid homage to 1970s European eroticism in Thirst Street. As Gina, Lindsay Burdge delivers a performance both sympathetic and perilously fraught as her character descends down a path of no return pursuing her object of desire. Cinematographer Sean Price Williams (who also shot the instant cult favourite Good Time 2017) soaks the screen in Fassbinder-inspired reds and greens while the Parisian backstreets seem to curl claustrophobically around the characters.

AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE

Details

Year:2017
Classification:Ages 18+
Country:France
Language:English and French, with English subtitles
Director:Nathan Silver
Producer:Ruben Amar, Louise Bellicaud et al
Cast:Lindsay Burdge, Damien Bonnard, Anjelica Huston, Esther Garrel
Script:Nathan Silver, C Mason Wells
Program strand:Features
Rights:Stray Dogs