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Cul-de-Sac (1966) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Roman Polanski and produced by Michael Klinger, Tony Tenser, Gene Gutowski and Sam Waynberg.

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Criterion: Cul-de-sac, 1966

By Aaron West on Jul 19, 2014 From Criterion Blues

Jul 19 Posted by aaronwest Some might consider this a lesser Polanski, but it was produced during what I consider his peak. Repulsion, which I consider to be the best Polanski (sorry Chinatown!) came out just the year before, and this pictures uses many of the same crew, including the DP, Gilbert T... Read full article


Criterion: Cul-de-sac, 1966

By Aaron West on Jul 19, 2014 From Criterion Blues

Jul 19 Posted by aaronwest Some might consider this a lesser Polanski, but it was produced during what I consider his peak. Repulsion, which I consider to be the best Polanski (sorry Chinatown!) came out just the year before, and this pictures uses many of the same crew, including the DP, Gilbert T... Read full article


Criterion: Cul-de-sac, 1966

By Aaron West on Jul 19, 2014 From Criterion Blues

Jul 19 Posted by aaronwest Some might consider this a lesser Polanski, but it was produced during what I consider his peak. Repulsion, which I consider to be the best Polanski (sorry Chinatown!) came out just the year before, and this pictures uses many of the same crew, including the DP, Gilbert T... Read full article


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Albie: He's mad at us, isn't he?
Richard: He told me I was "mentally retiring", or something like that.
Albie: Yeah?
Richard: Yeah.
Albie: He's angry with us, isn't he?
Richard: He gave me Hell.


Richard: Here we are!
Albie: Where?
Richard: In this shit...


George: Get the hell outta my fortress!


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Facts about

Set on an island in the north-east of England called Holy Island.
Has one of the longest continuous sequences in cinematic history (at the time of release) at 7 mins 28 secs (the beach scene).
Jack Nicholson claimed in an interview in 2007 that this is his favorite film.
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