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Wenders’ first American movie is no conventional biopic of Dashiel Hammett, but a stunningly achieved fiction about the art and mystique of creating fiction, partly based on the novel by Joe Gorres.  It is as much an homage to bygone Hollywood as to Hammett and the ‘roman noir’ he pioneered.

This screening will be introduced by Andy Willis, Senior Visiting Curator of Film at HOME

No ads/trailers will be shown before this film.