The Grim Reaper

1962, 88m, 35mm, Italy

Showtimes & Tickets

Screened November 22–27, 2017

With Pier Paolo Pasolini providing the story, Bertolucci co-scripted his debut feature, weaving social commentary into a whodunnit framework as a cross-section of Italians falls under suspicion when a prostitute is murdered and flashbacks to the day and night of the crime unreel. Per The New York Times, “Mr. Bertolucci’s dissections reveal the lying and viciousness common to those beasts in the human jungle.”

In Italian with English subtitles

A film by Bernardo Bertolucci