The Day of the Jackal

Fred Zinnemann, 1973, UK/France, 142m, 35mm

Showtimes & Tickets

  • Tue April 25

    11:00pm

    Showing with The Odessa File

    Frederick Forsyth: Two gripping thrillers based on works by the bestselling novelist

Part of the program

1962: after a failed attempt on the life of President De Gaulle, the OAS contract cool, methodical assassin Edward Fox (known only by his codename, The Jackal) to get the job done. Meanwhile Police Inspector Michel Lonsdale is on the case. A tense, mesmerizing double procedural, directed with amazing precision. Bonus points: Delphine Seyrig in a key supporting role.