1 February 2024

Chopper screening (35mm)

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Image from the Chopper poster showing a tattooed man holding two guns across his chest

Chopper – Andrew Dominik, 2000. Photo: NFSA.

2000 | R18+ | 104 mins | 35mm | AUS | D: Andrew Dominik

Eric Bana stars as the infamous Chopper in this iconic Australian drama, adapted from Mark ‘Chopper’ Reed’s bestselling autobiography From the Inside. Violent criminality and celebrity collide in this hard-hitting crime story, which invites audiences to examine the narration of one of Australia’s most notorious underworld figures.

‘…a ninety minute powderkeg of a film… full of gut-twining tension, with tar black comedy, both working in parallel with one another…’ – The Curb

Presented on 35mm film prints from the NFSA collection.

This film is part of the Unreliable Histories series at the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia. Question history and cultural mythology through films that creatively interpret and reimagine iconic people and times.

The Details
What: Unreliable Histories screening
When: Thursday 22 February 2024, at 6 pm
Where: National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (Arc Cinema)
Cost: Adult $16, Concession $12. Get tickets here.

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