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John Schlesinger: Midnight Cowboy (50th Anniversary screening) at BFI Southbank

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Time 18:00
Date 13/09/19
Price £11

Starring Dustin Hoffman and Jon Voight, Midnight Cowboy is John Schlesinger's gritty, grim and unrelentingly bleak look at the seedy underbelly of urban American life.

After a year of uncertainty when he almost decided to leave film behind, Hoffman (against industry advice) took the role of seedy conman ‘Ratso’ Rizzo and delivered a remarkable performance. Voight is equally impressive as naive young Texan Joe Buck, who arrives in New York believing that women will be falling at his feet, but finds himself sharing a squat with his unlikely ally. Join us for a post-screening Q&A with a legendary Hollywood photographer who got up close on the film.

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COMPETITION: Win 1x pair of tickets to attend John Schlesinger: Midnight Cowboy (50th Anniversary screening) at BFI Southbank at 18:00 on Friday 13 September. To enter the competition, send an email to vienna@run-riot.com with the correct answer in the ‘subject’ line. The winner will be randomly selected.

Q: Named after the film, Midnight Cowboy in Austin is located inside a former oriental massage parlor that was busted by the FBI, hence the seedy name. In order to drink there, you need to make a reservation online, and when you get there, you buzz the box and give the password. But what could the password possibly be?
A: .1) Cary Haddock .2) Harry Craddock .3) Garry Paddock .4) Larry Raddock