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Blood Simple

October 4

USA | 1984 | 99 Minutes | Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Joel and Ethan Coen burst onto cinema screens with this critically acclaimed blend of chilling suspense and offbeat humor inspired by classic film noir. A word-of-mouth hit, Blood Simple premiered at SIFF in 1984 and became one of the Egyptian’s all-time biggest hit films.

Enter the Dragon

October 3

Hong Kong | 1973 | 122 Minutes | Bruce Lee

The immortal Bruce Lee’s Enter the Dragon is considered the gold standard for martial arts cinema, and made Lee an international star. Unfortunately, the actor died just six days before the film premiered. Celebrate this iconic Seattlite at this Special Bruce Lee Day screening co-presented by Wing Luke Museum.

Fishing Without Nets

October 17 - 23, 2014

USA | 2014 | 109 Minutes | Cutter Hodierne

Set in 2009, Somali fisherman Abdi (Abdikani Muktar) is attempting to smuggle his family out of the country towards a better life. But along the way he succumbs to the allure of the quick money to be made as a pirate. Winner of the Directing Award at the Sundance Film Festival, this empathetic hijacking drama is based on the award-winning short.

Gone Girl

Opens: October 3

USA | 2014 | 145 Minutes | David Fincher

Director David Fincher (Se7en, The Social Network) brings Gillian Flynn's page-turning mystery to the big screen. On their fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) discovers that his wife Amy (Rosamund Pike) has gone missing. As the clues to her disappearance begin to pile up, the evidence becomes more and more convincing...

Kagemusha

October 5

Japan | 1980 | 180 Minutes | Akira Kurosawa

The first feature to play at the new Capitol Hill location of the Egyptian theater upon opening in 1980, this Akira Kurosawa fan favorite was also winner of the Palm D’Or at the Cannes Film Festival. Set in 16th century feudal Japan, the director’s return to the samurai genre is stunningly colorful and huge in scope.

Night Moves

October 6

USA | 2013 | 113 minutes | Kelly Reichardt

From writer-director Kelly Reichardt (Old Joy, Wendy & Lucy, Meek's Cutoff) comes this tense and moody thriller about two Oregon-based environmental activists (Jesse Eisenberg and Dakota Fanning) who team up with a destructive ex-Marine (Peter Sarsgaard) to plot the bombing of a hydroelectric dam.

Touch of Evil with Sean Axmaker

November 15

USA | 1958 | 360 minutes | Orson Welles

Well known for it's extraordinary opening, Touch of Evil is much more than just that initial tracking shot. It's rich cinematography, bold stylistic choices, and gritty story all coalesce to imagine a dark and atmospheric world of crime and corruption. Seattle film critic Sean Axmaker will facilitate this audience exploration with a six-hour dive into the pioneering mind of Orson Welles and his border town masterpiece.