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OUT 1: Noli me tangere

January 8 - 14, 2016

Exclusive Presentation
Jan 8–13: SIFF Film Center | Jan 14, marathon: SIFF Cinema Uptown
French New Wave pioneer Jacques Rivette’s magnum opus is a unique and addictive blend of cinema, theatre, and literature, featuring a cast of cinema icons lead by Jean-Pierre Léaud. Hailed as the Holy Grail of modern French cinema, this stunning restoration is presented in four programs each featuring 2 chapters; or in one 13-hour marathon screening of binge-watching cinema pleasure.

Out 1: Chapters 1 & 2

January 8 - 14, 2016

France | 1971 | 199 minutes | Jacques Rivette

We are introduced wayward young con artist Frédérique (Juliet Berto). A deaf-mute busker (Jean-Pierre Léaud) begins receiving cryptic letters with references to Balzac and Lewis Carroll. Theater rehearsals lead to primal warm-up exercises and unsettling turns.

Out 1: Chapters 3 & 4

January 8 - 14, 2016

France | 1971 | 215 minutes | Jacques Rivette

Tensions flare at rehearsals. The mystery of the busker's enigmatic notes deepens. Frédérique is inadvertently drawn into the conspiracy. Cops and robbers, chess, and con games abound as the various strands of the story begin to intersect.

Out 1: Chapters 5 & 6

January 8 - 14, 2016

France | 1971 | 190 minutes | Jacques Rivette

Frédérique learns that blackmail doesn't pay. The busker falls in love with Pauline (Bulle Ogier). One theatre production is fleeced out of money. Maps, symbols, codes, card games, and double meanings: the intrigue starts to accelerate.

Out 1: Chapters 7 & 8

January 8 - 14, 2016

France | 1971 | 190 minutes | Jacques Rivette

Cracks in the conspiracy begin to appear. Things really start to get trippy. And then the narrative implodes...

Out 1: Marathon

January 14

France | 1971 | 775 minutes | Jacques Rivette

SIFF Cinema Uptown | On the Giant Screen
It's the ultimate binge watch experience: the full 12-hour-55-minute original version of OUT 1 on the giant screen, with intermissions every two chapters, and an expanded concessions stand selection to keep you sated. A truly unique experience that many film-lovers have only dreamed of...until now.