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Double Bill Movies: The Year of Living Dangerously/The Big Chill
October 12, 2019
You are in for a double bill/double thrill treat at the Chester Playhouse Saturday, October 12th.
At 2 pm we are screening “The Year of Living Dangerously.” This 1982 Australian romantic drama film directed by Peter Weir is about a love affair set in Indonesia during the overthrow of President Sukarno. It follows a group of foreign correspondents in Jakarta on the eve of an attempted coup.
The film stars Mel Gibson as Australian journalist Guy Hamilton, and Sigourney Weaver as British Embassy officer Jill Bryant. It also stars Linda Hunt as the male dwarf Billy Kwan, Hamilton’s local photographer contact, a role for which Hunt won the 1983 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.The film was shot in both Australia and the Philippines.
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