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Arena: Cinema


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Joseph Conrad
Introduced by Gavin Millar
A British film The Duellists starring Keith Carradine , Harvey Keitel and Albert Finney won the Special Jury Award at Cannes last year and it opened in London last week. It is a finely photographed period film set in the beautiful Dordogne but the most admirable thing about it may be that it is as faithful an adaptation of Conrad as any the screen has seen - and there have been many, from a 1926 silent version of Nostromo to Richard Brooks 's Lord Jim and Hitchcock's Sabotage.
Production assistant ROSEMARY BOWEN-JONES
Assistant producer JULIAN JEM Producer GAVIN MILLAR


Introduced By: Gavin Millar
Unknown: Keith Carradine
Unknown: Harvey Keitel
Unknown: Albert Finney
Unknown: Richard Brooks
Producer: Julian Jem
Producer: Gavin Millar

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