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Kaufman's Game

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  • Mon 4 Dec
  • 89 minutes
  • Director: Helier Bissell-Thomas
  • Cast: Jye Frasca, Tor Andreas Fagerland, Amy Pemberton |
  • UK (2017)


Kaufman’s Game follows Stanley, an unemployed young man with a passion for boxing, who is keen to improve his strength and stamina. When a stranger approaches him outside the gym with the offer of a specially produced steroid, Stanley is drawn into the ever more violent operations of a powerful organisation, unwittingly entering into a series of tests designed to prove his mettle.

This is a film about power, determination and being your own worst enemy. It celebrates the archetypes of classic Film Noir, and the dark, conspiratorial storytelling technique of Franz Kafka, but with a contemporary minimalist aesthetic.