Prestige Sleaze

Prestige Sleaze

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Step into the seductive world of Prestige Sleaze, where desire and danger intertwine in an electrifying film series that leaves hearts racing and pulses pounding. Hollywood's sultry past meets its provocative present in a series of erotic thrillers designed to reignite the flames of desire. In an era where sex sold and scandals stirred, Prestige Sleaze pays homage to the golden age of Hollywood's seductive allure. Indulge in a cinematic journey where every whisper and every touch sends shivers down your spine, reminding us all of a time when making Hollywood sexy wasn't just a dream—it was a daring reality.

Dive into the twisted minds of the protagonists as they navigate lust, obsession, and betrayal in classics like Basic Instinct and Fatal Attraction, in the Michael Douglas Likes to Watch steamy double feature.

From the scorching heat of Body Heat on 35mm to the tantalizing intrigue of Bound, The Hunger, Stranger by the Lake, and the timeless shock of The Crying Game, each film promises an unforgettable journey into the depths of desire and deception. Prepare to be enthralled, enthused, and utterly entranced by Prestige Sleaze – where temptation knows no bounds.

Prestige Sleaze: The Crying Game

United Kingdom | 1992 | 112 min. | Neil Jordan

June 9 - 12, 2024

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

In this gripping tale of deception and identity, a British soldier kidnapped by the IRA soon befriends one of his captors, who then becomes drawn into the soldier's world.

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Prestige Sleaze: Crash

United Kingdom | 1996 | 100 min. | David Cronenberg

Now Playing - Jun 24, 2024

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

After getting into a serious car accident, a TV director discovers an underground sub-culture of scarred, omnisexual car-crash victims who use car accidents and the raw sexual energy they produce to try to rejuvenate his sex life with his wife. One of those most provocative films of the 90s, directed by David Cronenberg.

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Prestige Sleaze: Bound

USA | 1996 | 109 min. | Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski

Now Playing - Jun 19, 2024

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

Tough ex-con Corky (Gina Gershon) and her lover Violet (Jennifer Tilly) concoct a scheme to steal millions of stashed mob money and pin the blame on Violet's crooked boyfriend.

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Prestige Sleaze: Body Double

USA | 1984 | 114 min. | Brian De Palma

Now Playing - Jun 26, 2024

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

A young actor's obsession with spying on a beautiful woman who lives nearby leads to a baffling series of events with drastic consequences. The June 9 screening will include a 20 minute pre-show talk with Heather Marie Bartels about the film.

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Prestige Sleaze: The Hunger

United Kingdom | 1983 | 97 min. | Tony Scott

June 10 - 17, 2024

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

In this tale of immortal desire, a vampire and her human lover defy time's cruelty until an unexpected twist threatens their eternal bliss. Starring Catherine Deneuve, David Bowie, and Susan Sarandon.

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Prestige Sleaze: In the Cut

United Kingdom | 2003 | 119 min. | Jane Campion

Now Playing - Jun 18, 2024

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

New York City writing professor, Frannie Avery (Meg Ryan), has an affair with a police detective (Mark Ruffalo) who is investigating the murder of a beautiful young woman in her neighborhood.

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Prestige Sleaze: Cruising

USA | 1980 | 106 min. | Wiliam Friedkin

Now Playing - Jun 19, 2024

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

One of the most notorious films of the 1980s, this controversial thriller directed by William Friedkin stars Al Pacino as Steve Burns, an NYPD officer who goes undercover in Manhattan’s kinky leather-bar underground in order to track down a serial killer targeting gay men.

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Prestige Sleaze: Stranger by the Lake

France | 2013 | 97 min. | Alain Guiraudie

Now Playing - Jun 23, 2024

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

At a cruising spot near a lake, Franck falls in love with Michael, a handsome and lethally dangerous man. Even though Franck is aware of this, he chooses to follow his passion.

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Prestige Sleaze: Body Heat (35mm)

USA | 1981 | 113 min. | Lawrence Kasdan

Now Playing - Jun 23, 2024

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

William Hurt's naive lawyer falls into a seductive trap laid by Kathleen Turner's femme fatale in this scorching neo-noir thriller set in a sultry Florida town. Presented on 35mm.

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Prestige Sleaze: Cruel Intentions

USA | 1999 | 97 min. | Roger Kumble

Now Playing - Jun 23, 2024

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

Two vicious step-siblings of an elite Manhattan prep school make a wager: to deflower the new headmaster's daughter before the start of term. A modern classic that keeps audiences captivated with its mix of romance, drama, and dark humor.

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Prestige Sleaze: Fatal Attraction

USA | 1987 | 119 min. | Adrian Lyne

Now Playing - Jun 24, 2024

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

A torrid affair with unforeseen consequences spins Michael Douglas and Glenn Close into a whirlwind of obsession and danger. What begins as passion becomes a harrowing descent into betrayal and terror, testing the limits of desire and the fragility of trust in this gripping psychological thriller.

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Prestige Sleaze: Basic Instinct

USA | 1992 | 127 min. | Paul Verhoeven

Now Playing - Jun 26, 2024

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

In one of Paul Verhoeven's most provocative films, Detective Nick Curran (Michael Douglas) becomes ensnared in a web of sex, lies, and violence, all leading back to Catherine Tramell (Sharon Stone), a seductive, mysterious crime novelist.

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SERIES SCHEDULE

Sunday, June 9 - 12:00pm The Crying Game | 2:30pm Crash | 5:00pm Bound | 7:30pm Body Double
Monday, June 10 - 5:15pm The Hunger | 7:30pm In the Cut
Tuesday, June 11 - 5:00pm Cruising | 7:30pm Crash
Wednesday, June 12 - 5:00pm Body Double | 7:30pm The Crying Game
Thursday, June 13 - 5:00pm Bound | 7:30pm Stranger by the Lake
Friday, June 14 - 5:15pm Stranger by the Lake | 7:30pm Body Heat (35mm)
Saturday, June 15 - 12:00pm Cruel Intentions | 2:30pm The Hunger | 5:00pm Fatal Attraction | 7:45pm Basic Instinct preceded by Camp Napalm Drag Performance
Sunday, June 16 - 1:00pm Basic Instinct
Monday, June 17 - 5:15pm The Hunger | 7:30pm Fatal Attraction
Tuesday, June 18 - 5:00pm In the Cut | 7:45pm Cruel Intentions
Wednesday, June 19 - 5:00pm Cruising | 7:30pm Bound
Sunday, June 23 - 12:00pm Stranger by the Lake | 2:15pm Cruel Intentions | 4:30pm Body Heat (35mm)
Monday, June 24 - 5:00pm Crash | 7:30pm Fatal Attraction
Wednesday, June 26 - 5:00pm Basic Instinct | 7:45pm Body Double