Fallen Idols: Graham Greene on Screen

October 6–28, 2017

Films written by Greene or based on his fiction illustrate his famous axiom: “human nature is not black and white but black and grey.”

  • The Third Man

  • Our Man in Havana

  • Brighton Rock

  • Went the Day Well?

  • The Fallen Idol

  • Ministry of Fear

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  • Ministry of Fear

    • Saturday, October 28 8:15 PM
    Fritz Lang
    United States, 1944

    Ray Milland is released from an asylum into an even stranger milieu—wartime London, stalked by Nazi spies—in Fritz Lang’s adaptation of Graham Greene’s novel. “A tour de force of paranoia” (Cinematheque Ontario).

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  • Our Man in Havana

    • Saturday, October 14 5:45 PM
    • Friday, October 27 4 PM
    Carol Reed
    United Kingdom, 1960

    4K Digital Restoration

    A vacuum-cleaner salesman in steamy Cuba turns to international espionage in this droll spy spoof from a quartet of formidable Englishmen—actors Alec Guinness and Noel Coward, writer Graham Greene, and director Carol Reed.

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  • Our Man in Havana

    • Saturday, October 14 5:45 PM
    • Friday, October 27 4 PM
    Carol Reed
    United Kingdom, 1960

    4K Digital Restoration

    A vacuum-cleaner salesman in steamy Cuba turns to international espionage in this droll spy spoof from a quartet of formidable Englishmen—actors Alec Guinness and Noel Coward, writer Graham Greene, and director Carol Reed.

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  • Our Man in Havana

    • Saturday, October 14 5:45 PM
    • Friday, October 27 4 PM
    Carol Reed
    United Kingdom, 1960

    4K Digital Restoration

    A vacuum-cleaner salesman in steamy Cuba turns to international espionage in this droll spy spoof from a quartet of formidable Englishmen—actors Alec Guinness and Noel Coward, writer Graham Greene, and director Carol Reed.

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  • Brighton Rock

    • Saturday, October 21 8:15 PM
    John Boulting
    United Kingdom, 1947

    Richard Attenborough stars as a teenage psychopath leading a gang of toughs in Brighton, Britain’s seedy seaside resort. “The best film to capture [Graham] Greene’s seedy world of evil, sin, and betrayal” (The Observer).

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  • Brighton Rock

    • Saturday, October 21 8:15 PM
    John Boulting
    United Kingdom, 1947

    Richard Attenborough stars as a teenage psychopath leading a gang of toughs in Brighton, Britain’s seedy seaside resort. “The best film to capture [Graham] Greene’s seedy world of evil, sin, and betrayal” (The Observer).

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  • Brighton Rock

    • Saturday, October 21 8:15 PM
    John Boulting
    United Kingdom, 1947

    Richard Attenborough stars as a teenage psychopath leading a gang of toughs in Brighton, Britain’s seedy seaside resort. “The best film to capture [Graham] Greene’s seedy world of evil, sin, and betrayal” (The Observer).

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  • The Fallen Idol

    • Sunday, October 15 4:30 PM
    Carol Reed
    United Kingdom, 1948

    Graham Greene and Carol Reed’s gripping, gorgeously visualized thriller about a boy, a butler, and the butler’s secrets “reminds us of the glories of the black-and-white cinema at its peak” (New York Observer).

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  • The Fallen Idol

    • Sunday, October 15 4:30 PM
    Carol Reed
    United Kingdom, 1948

    Graham Greene and Carol Reed’s gripping, gorgeously visualized thriller about a boy, a butler, and the butler’s secrets “reminds us of the glories of the black-and-white cinema at its peak” (New York Observer).

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  • Our Man in Havana

    • Saturday, October 14 5:45 PM
    • Friday, October 27 4 PM
    Carol Reed
    United Kingdom, 1960

    4K Digital Restoration

    A vacuum-cleaner salesman in steamy Cuba turns to international espionage in this droll spy spoof from a quartet of formidable Englishmen—actors Alec Guinness and Noel Coward, writer Graham Greene, and director Carol Reed.

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  • Our Man in Havana

    • Saturday, October 14 5:45 PM
    • Friday, October 27 4 PM
    Carol Reed
    United Kingdom, 1960

    4K Digital Restoration

    A vacuum-cleaner salesman in steamy Cuba turns to international espionage in this droll spy spoof from a quartet of formidable Englishmen—actors Alec Guinness and Noel Coward, writer Graham Greene, and director Carol Reed.

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  • Our Man in Havana

    • Saturday, October 14 5:45 PM
    • Friday, October 27 4 PM
    Carol Reed
    United Kingdom, 1960

    4K Digital Restoration

    A vacuum-cleaner salesman in steamy Cuba turns to international espionage in this droll spy spoof from a quartet of formidable Englishmen—actors Alec Guinness and Noel Coward, writer Graham Greene, and director Carol Reed.

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  • Went the Day Well?

    • Saturday, October 7 5:30 PM
    Alberto Cavalcanti
    United Kingdom, 1942

    An unsuspecting British village is infiltrated by sixty German paratroopers in “a wartime conspiracy thriller, a black-comic nightmare and a surrealist masterpiece” (Guardian), based on a Graham Greene story.

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  • Went the Day Well?

    • Saturday, October 7 5:30 PM
    Alberto Cavalcanti
    United Kingdom, 1942

    An unsuspecting British village is infiltrated by sixty German paratroopers in “a wartime conspiracy thriller, a black-comic nightmare and a surrealist masterpiece” (Guardian), based on a Graham Greene story.

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  • Went the Day Well?

    • Saturday, October 7 5:30 PM
    Alberto Cavalcanti
    United Kingdom, 1942

    An unsuspecting British village is infiltrated by sixty German paratroopers in “a wartime conspiracy thriller, a black-comic nightmare and a surrealist masterpiece” (Guardian), based on a Graham Greene story.

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  • The Third Man

    • Friday, October 6 7 PM
    Carol Reed
    United Kingdom, 1949

    Digital Restoration

    Joseph Cotten pursues Orson Welles through postwar Vienna in Graham Greene and Carol Reed’s cynical masterpiece. “Seeing it on the big screen is like watching it for the first time” (New York Times).

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  • The Third Man

    • Friday, October 6 7 PM
    Carol Reed
    United Kingdom, 1949

    Digital Restoration

    Joseph Cotten pursues Orson Welles through postwar Vienna in Graham Greene and Carol Reed’s cynical masterpiece. “Seeing it on the big screen is like watching it for the first time” (New York Times).

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  • The Third Man

    • Friday, October 6 7 PM
    Carol Reed
    United Kingdom, 1949

    Digital Restoration

    Joseph Cotten pursues Orson Welles through postwar Vienna in Graham Greene and Carol Reed’s cynical masterpiece. “Seeing it on the big screen is like watching it for the first time” (New York Times).

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  • The Third Man

    • Friday, October 6 7 PM
    Carol Reed
    United Kingdom, 1949

    Digital Restoration

    Joseph Cotten pursues Orson Welles through postwar Vienna in Graham Greene and Carol Reed’s cynical masterpiece. “Seeing it on the big screen is like watching it for the first time” (New York Times).

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