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Bad Timing 1980

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Bad Timing 1980 18

122 mins Director. Nicolas Roeg

Seen in flashback through the prism of a woman's attempted suicide, this fragmented portrait of a love affair expands into a labyrinthine enquiry into memory and guilt, as her cold-hearted psychoanalyst partner himself falls victim to an even cooler and crueller investigation by the detective assigned to the case. One of director Nic Roeg's finest films, starring Art Garfunkel, Theresa Russell and Harvey Keitel.

Directed by

Nicolas Roeg

Featuring

Art Garfunkel

Therera Russell

Harvey Keitel

Denholm Elliott

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Certificate

18

Released

1980

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