Tributes - Retrospectives - Cinema on cinema
| 107 minutes | 1985
This unsung documentary about women’s bodybuilding features abundant sweat, ripped bodies and 80s nail polish. In 1977, the unlikely docudrama Pumping Iron went behind the scenes of muscle-man competitions; it was a commercial success that launched a new star, Arnold Schwarzenegger. Eight years later, it was the women’s turn. Bev Francis, Rachel McLish and other strongwomen square off in this colourful sequel that forces us to reconsider our standard images of the female body.DIRECTOR GEORGE BUTTLER WILL BE PRESENT
A jubilant backlash to the obscurantism inflicted by Communist diktat of the 1980s. A biopic tribute to the leader of the Gdansk shipyard workers’...
POLAND | 107 minutes | 2013
A chronically shy bodybuilder is determined to find love, even if it’s to be found in a Thai red light district.A wistful tale revolving around a...
DENMARK | 107 minutes | 2012
An infernal duel between two hit men bent on annihilating each other. Delirious destruction and an ecstatically twisted storyline for an inimi- table high...
JAPAN | 107 minutes | 1967
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