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Nighthawks 1978 15

United Kingdom Director. Ron Peck

The first major British gay film, this study of a closeted schoolteacher who spends his nights cruising London’s gay clubs in search of Mr Right defies categorisation. Both a fascinating glimpse into the 1970s scene and a portrait of an ordinary gay man living in a homophobic society, Nighthawks subverts stereotypes, led by Ken Robertson’s strong, naturalistic performance.

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Directed by

Ron Peck

Featuring

Ken Robertson

Rachel Nicholas James

Clive Peters

Stuart Craig Turton

Genres

Drama

Collection

Gay Cinema - Out of the Archive Sex Features

Certificate

15 Contains strong language and sexuality theme

Released

1978

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

Nighthawks

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