A Screaming Man

Friday 11th February 4:00 PM


55-year-old pool man Adam is known as the champ, a tribute to his former swimming glories. But he's getting old and times are changing. He gets demoted; his son gets his job; and then he makes a fateful deal with the leader of the resistance movement that has grave implications. War is background not foreground, but we understand its power through simple, elegant framing and a fine performance from Youssouf Djaoro in the lead role.


“...a confident, controlled work...A Screaming Man has a slow, cumulative power and is a moving comment on how war corrupts in the most unlikely and unnatural of ways.”

Dave Calhoun, Time Out



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