The Grim Reaper

  • November 6, 2015 / 21:00
  • November 15, 2015 / 14:00

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci
Cast: Francesco Ruiu, Giancarlo De Rosa, Vincenzo Ciccora
Italy, 88’, 1962, black & white
Italian with Turkish subtitles

The brutalized corpse of a Roman prostitute is found along the banks of the Tiber River. The police round up a handful of possible suspects and interrogate them, one by one, each account bringing them closer to the killer. In this, his stunning debut feature - based on a story by Pier Paolo Pasolini - Bernardo Bertolucci utilizes a series of interconnected flashbacks to explore the nature of truth and the reliability of narrative.

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