Turtle Diary

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Sat, Nov 23

9:00pm

Turtle Diary
John Irvin, 1985
U.K. | Format: 35mm | 96 minutes

In this adaptation of Russell Hoban’s novel, lonely bookseller Ben Kingsley and single children’s author Glenda Jackson are brought together by their mutual longing to liberate the turtles at the zoo aquarium, aided by zookeeper Michael Gambon. Watch out for Pinter’s bookshop customer cameo and supporting performances by Jeroen Krabbe, Harriet Walter and Eleanor Bron.

Series: Harold Pinter: Comedies of Menace & Quiet Desperation

Venue: Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center

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