Film

Chained for Life

Director
Aaron Schimberg
Certificate
15
Running Time
92 mins

Packed with movie references from the title onwards, Aaron Schimberg‘s blackly comic satire on cinema’s representation of disability follows a heavily accented European auteur (Charlie Korsmo) – part-Fassbinder, part-Herzog – as he embarks on his English-language debut, which appears to be some kind of expressionist arthouse horror flick about a mad doctor and his deformed patients.

But there’s nervousness on set as cast and crew, including the film’s beautiful star Mabel (Jess Weixler), await the arrival of a bunch of extras with genuine disabilities. Among them is Rosenthal (Adam Pearson, whom you’ll recognise from Under the Skin)…

By robin askew, Friday, Sep 13 2019

Screenings

  • Watershed

    Fri October 25, 2019

    • 8:20 pm

    Sat October 26, 2019

    • 8:20 pm

    Sun October 27, 2019

    • 7:40 pm

    Mon October 28, 2019

    • 11:00 am
    • 8:20 pm

    Tue October 29, 2019

    • 8:20 pm

    Wed October 30, 2019

    • 8:20 pm

    Thu October 31, 2019

    • 8:20 pm

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