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Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid

Sam Peckinpah | 2022 | 122 MINS
USA
A strange enigmatic western that echoes Peckinpah’s ‘Ride the High Country’ as a melancholy elegy for the West. A magnificent revisionist film that demythologises the Bill the Kid legend.

FROM 11 Feb

Date and Times

Sat 11 Feb
14:45
Auditorium
Thu 16 Feb
17:15
Auditorium

In Detail

Documenting the pursuit of outlaw Billy the Kid by Sheriff Pat Garrett, this is arguably Sam Peckinpah’s best film. It’s a treat to see this sad and beautiful film on the big screen.

It has an all-pervading sadness and uses Bob Dylan's inspired soundtrack as an extra character, much as Robert Altman lassooed Leonard Cohen into McCabe and Mrs Miller.

The singer also puts in a typically enigmatic appearance as "Alias", Kris Kristofferson is outstanding as The Kid and the background cast including Harry Dean Stanton, Jack Elam and Slim Pickens are remarkable.

On Sat 28 Jan we will present the Dylan on Film Talk.

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PAT GARRETT & BILLY THE KID & DYLAN ON FILM TALK
FOR ONLY £13 (FRIENDS £10)

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