Film runs
Sat, Aug 3
Thu, Aug 8

Alan Clarke, 1982
UK | English | 60 minutes

Free Screening!

The U.S. premiere of BBC-TV’s adaptation of Bertolt Brecht’s first play, directed by the legendary Alan Clarke and featuring five musical performances. Bowie is debauched artist-poet Baal, who defies bourgeois society and roams the countryside womanizing, brawling and, finally, committing murder. With the great Zoë Wanamaker as Baal’s eventually devastated mistress Sophie.

Series: Watch That Man: David Bowie, Movie Star

Venue: Walter Reade Theater

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