Club Filmosophy

The Intruder


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Hosted by Daniel Frampton and tonight with a short talk from guest speaker Laura McMahon from Cambridge University with a free-flowing discussion following the screening.

Inspired by a memoir written by the French philosopher Jean-Luc Nancy, The Intruder concerns Louis, a man with a shady past who lives in a cabin in the Jura mountains near the Swiss border. He is estranged from his son, who is married to a border guard, and lusts after a neighbour who breeds huskys (though he holds the affections of a visiting pharmacist). But he realises he needs a heart transplant and hires a beautiful and mysterious Russian black marketeer to find him a new one. This leads him onto another search, back into his past...

Claire Denis's film is both haunting and elusive, and paints a subtle and elliptical picture of its mysterious protagonist. But it is the film itself, sensuous and poetic, that holds us and tells us things about Louis beyond any need for dialogue or explanation.

The evening is hosted by Daniel Frampton, founding editor of the salon-journal Film-Philosophy (est. 1996) and author of Filmosophy (Wallflower Press, 2006)

  • 7pm
  • FREE


Roxy Bar & Screen
128-132 Borough High Street, London, SE1 1LB
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