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Independent Film Festival Boston • April 25 – May 2, 2018

The Brattle Theatre40 Brattle St., Cambridge MA 02138 • Harvard Square • 617 876-6837 • [email protected]

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Mon, Dec 26, 2016

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Ace in the Hole

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Double Feature with DETECTIVE STORY

(1951) dir Billy Wilder w/Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Robert Arthur [111 min; DCP]
A ruthless, down-on-his-luck reporter (Douglas), relegated to a dead-end job at a small-town paper, finds himself at the center of a sensational story and manipulates the people involved to prolong his moment in the sun.

“A lurid pulp indictment of exploitation, opportunism, doctored intelligence, torture for profit, insatiable greed, and shady journalism.” – Nathan Lee, Village Voice

“As a diatribe against all that is worst in human nature, it has moments dipped in pure vitriol.” – Time Out

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at 4:45 9:15 PM

 
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