23rd ATHENS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

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Sid and Nancy

26/9/2016, 22:15, Odeon Opera 1

On the night of September 12th 1978, Nancy Spungen drops dead in a hotel room, after she’s stabbed probably by her boyfriend and Sex Pistols bassist, Sid Vicious. To put together the puzzle of this doomed love story, Alex Cox returns to the legendary punk era, picks the tremendous Gary Oldman as his lead and turns the "live fast, die young" motto into a poisonous romance turned up to eleven. 30-year anniversary, digitally remastered screening. Out of competition

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On the night of September 12th 1978, Nancy Spungen drops dead in a hotel room, after she’s stabbed probably by her boyfriend and Sex Pistols bassist, Sid Vicious. To put together the puzzle of this doomed love story, Alex Cox returns to the legendary punk era, picks the tremendous Gary Oldman as his lead and turns the "live fast, die young" motto into a poisonous romance turned up to eleven. 30-year anniversary, digitally remastered screening.

Director: Alex Cox
Screenwriter: Alex Cox, Abbe Wool
DoP: Roger Deakins
Music: Dan Wool
Editor: David Martin
Principal Cast: Gary Oldman, Chloe Webb, David Hayman

UK | 1986 | Color | DCP | 112' | English