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Films By Hal Hartley

AMATEUR (Hal Hartley, 1994)
... ... Deadpan, fiercely cynical and extremely funny, Hal Hartley has cemented his reputa­tion as the US independent requiring the closest of scrutiny. This curious director creates a con­si… Read more

FAY GRIM (Hal Hartley, 2006)
“You're a good woman, Fay. Someday when all this is over and we have destroyed Western civilization... ” Ten years have passed since Henry Fool. With Fay Grim, filmmaker Hal Hartley reunites us w… Read more

HENRY FOOL (Hal Hartley, 1998)
Henry Fool is a self-styled Intellectual whose proclamations ring with both truth and falsity. His arrival info the lives of a dysfunctional family signifies the beginning of delicate yet profound ch… Read more

SURVIVING DESIRE (Hal Hartley, 1991)
Tude (Martin Donovan) is an over-educated literature professor, totally oblivious to the bored students pelting him with books. He is obsessed with a single passage from Dostoevsky's The Brothers Kar… Read more

THE BOOK OF LIFE (Hal Hartley, 1998)
The celebrated Hal Hartley is the only American director who contributed to the 2000 Seen By... series. His The Book of Life gives a playful, irreverent and unorthodox account of the second coming of… Read more

The Theory of Achievement (Hal Hartley, 1991)
Everybody on the block wants to be famous, don't they? ... A new short from the director of The Unbelievable Truth and Trust. ... Read more

THE UNBELIEVABLE TRUTH (Hal Hartley, 1989)
Hal Hartley's feature debut takes us back to his native Long Island, where the lovely, 17-year-old Audry Hugo, a nuclearphobic high school senior falls madly in love with a perfectly chiselled auto m… Read more

TRUST (Hal Hartley, 1990)
After The Unbelievable Truth became one of the sleeper hits of last year, director Hal Hartley is back with another biting, provocative comedy of suburban middle America. With Trust Hal Hartley asses… Read more

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