Apartment Zero

Apartment Zero film still 1Colin Firth is a young man who owns a revival cinema in this bizarre mystery film, set in Buenos Aires. There are several scenes inside the cinema and, as expected, film posters are used for decoration. In the first scene after the opening credits, Firth watches the end of Touch of Evil as we can hear – no image provided. Behind the projector, a poster of Irvin Kershner’s Eyes of Laua Mars (1978) is visible.

Apartment Zero film still 2Walking down at the main entrance, Firth passes by a poster of Nicholas Ray’s Rebel Without a Cause (1955).

Apartment Zero film still 3Seconds later, posters of Philippe Agostini’s Rencontres (1962) and Orson Welles’  Touch of Evil (1958).

Apartment Zero film still 4Outside the theatre, there are two posters of Elia Kazan’s A Streetcar Named Desire (1951).

Apartment Zero film still 5In Firth’s house, we can see a poster of Cecil B. DeMille’s The Ten Commandments (1956).

Apartment Zero film still 7Back to the cinema, poster of Akira Kurosawa’s Yojimbo (1961)…

Apartment Zero film still 8… and a poster of Frank Perry’s David and Lisa (1962).

Scenes from Martin Donovan’s Apartment Zero (1988).


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