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Friendship’s Death 1987

78 mins United Kingdom

Dry wit, smart ideas and extraordinary performances populate this brilliant character-led sci-fi film directed by noted theorist Peter Wollen. Set in 1970, it sees a British war correspondent discover a strange being known as Friendship when covering the bloody conflict between the Palestinians and Jordanians. She looks human, but who is she? An alien? A spy?

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Featuring

Bill Paterson

Tilda Swinton

Patrick Bauchau

Genres

Science Fiction

Tags

Amman Palestinians Palestinian Liberation Organisation Aliens

Collection

Contact! Features Unavailable on DVD

Released

1987

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

Channel Four

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