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Underground cinema on Tuesday 11st February 2014 at Les Boules Cafe Petanque.

posted Feb 6, 2014, 1:07 PM by Eric Masson
cinema: American History X

Price: HK$100.00
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Underground Cinema - Showcasing gritty and controversial films in a unique underground location.

Food & Drinks available to purchase at the venue.

Arrive early to grab front row seats. Doors open 6pm, Film starts 7:30pm.

American History X is a 1998 American drama film directed by Tony Kaye and written by David McKenna. It stars Edward Norton and Edward Furlong, and co-stars Fairuza Balk, Stacy Keach, Elliott Gould, Avery Brooks, Ethan Suplee and Beverly D'Angelo. The film was released in the United States on October 30, 1998 and was distributed by New Line Cinema.

The film tells the story of two Venice, Los Angeles brothers who become involved in the neo-Nazi movement. The older brother serves three years in prison for voluntary manslaughter, changes his beliefs and tries to prevent his brother from going down the same path. The film is told in the style of nonlinear narrative. It was given an "R" rating by the MPAA for "graphic brutal violence including rape, pervasive language, strong sexuality and nudity". It grossed over $23 million at the international box office.

Critics mostly praised the film and Norton's performance, which earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. In September 2008, Empire magazine named it the 311th Greatest Movie of All Time

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