Hyde Park Picture House

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THE MATTEI AFFAIR | LIFF2017

Time
On 6th November - 1.30 PM
Other showings
From 6th November - 9th November
Director
Dir. Francesco Rosi
Duration
106mins
Year
1972
Synopsis:

One of Italian director Francesco Rosi’s finest works, The Mattei Affair was key to the development of Rosi’s style of ‘investigative thriller'. The film tells the story of Enrico Mattei, an influential Italian businessman who made powerful enemies in the world of organised crime and died under mysterious circumstances. An innovative fusion of documentary and fiction, Rosi intersperses Mattei’s story with footage of his own attempt to find out what happened to his friend, the journalist Mauro De Mauro, who disappeared whilst undertaking research for the film.

Part of the retrospective States of Danger and Deceit: European Thrillers in the 1970s (presented by HOME / supported by the BFI). The full list of titles in the retrospective at LIFF 2017 is as follows: The Day of the Jackal, The Deputy, Don't Torture a Duckling, The Flight, Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion, The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum, The Man on the Roof, The Mattei Affair, Seven Days in January, State of Siege, Z.

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This screening is part of the Leeds International Film Festival (LIFF). LIFF will be taking over the Picture House and a host of other venues across Leeds from the 1st – 16th November. For full details of the festival, and to book tickets in advance, visit  leedsfilmcity.com

TICKETS: £7 full price, £6 concessions

Advance tickets can be also be purchased from the city centre box office at Leeds Town Hall, and will be available to buy directly from the Hyde Park Picture House on the day of the performance.

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