The Loveless

5 December
Location informationArc Cinema
Event cost$12/$10 (season pass $40/$32 for 4 films)

A motorcycle gang raises trouble in a small southern town while en route to the Daytona races.  

When biker Vance (Willem Dafoe, in his first film) hooks up with the daughter of one of the locals, it kicks off a series of tense and increasingly violent events.  

Bigelow’s confident, leather-soaked and super-saturated debut is a nostalgia trip that longs for – and rethinks – the biker films of the 1950s and 60s.  

‘One of the most original American independents in years: a bike movie which celebrates the '50s through '80s eyes' – Time Out

‘A strange but compelling amalgam of art film and homage to the American International Pictures biker flicks of the 1960s’ – All Movie Guide

See more films in our Kathryn Bigelow Retrospective.



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