The Passenger

BBFC RatingThe Passenger

The Passenger
GenreDrama, Thriller
DirectorMichelangelo Antonioni
CountryItaly, Spain, France
Running Time2HR 6MINS
Extra InfoIntro on Thurs 28 Feb
SeasonMain Programme

When David Locke (Jack Nicholson) impulsively exchanges identities with a businessman he finds dead in a North African hotel room, he believes he’s starting anew. But passing himself off as someone else doesn’t mean he’s escaping the past…

One of the great masterpieces from director Michelangelo Antonioni, this engrossing thriller features some of his most memorable and eloquent images.

Suspense, intrigue, wit, visual beauty, ideas: this classic has them all in spades.

“Shimmers in the mind like a remembered dream.” – PETER BRADSHAW, THE GUARDIAN

The Thurs 28 Feb screening will feature an introduction by Dr. Des O'Rawe, senior lecturer in Film Studies at Queen's University, Belfast.


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