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GFT is delighted to take part in the BFI’s national Thriller season, asking ‘who can you trust?’ with a nail-biting and suspense-filled season that promises to get your mind racing along with your pulse. Alongside classics from the genre, this season will feature a selection of titles from States of Danger & Deceit: European Political Thrillers in the 1970s, a touring season presented by HOME, Manchester. Supported by the BFI, awarding funds from The National Lottery.

States of Danger and Deceit: European Political Thrillers in the 1970s

The ideological turmoil that marked the late 1960s gave way in the 1970s to a more strident politics that involved stark contrasts between left and right, with both sides willing to act with violence for the changes they sought in society. Manchester’s HOME presents a selection of gripping titles from this moment, when European filmmakers turned to the format of the thriller to respond to the fractured politics of the time; exploring conspiracy theories, authoritarian regimes, and political violence.

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