The Border

1982, 108m, 35mm, U.S.

Showtimes & Tickets

Screened May 19–24, 2017

Part of the program

Border patrol agent Jack Nicholson is seduced—and eventually swallowed by— corruption after wife Valerie Perrine convinces him to transfer to El Paso. Under the guidance of coworker Harvey Keitel and supervisor Warren Oates he begins accepting bribes from human smugglers and finds himself on a slippery slope towards murder and kidnapping.

A film by Tony Richardson