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The Long Voyage Home

by John Ford
(USA 1940, 105 min, English, original version)
 
22 October 2012


Program accompanying the special exhibition "R.B. Kitaj (1932-2007) Obsessions"

Filmstill

Filmstill
© Bildarchiv / Deutsches Filminstitut-DIF e.V.

When

22 October 2012, 7.30 pm

Where

Old Building, ground level, Auditorium

Admission

Admission free with seat ticket only (available at the cash desk)

Ticket reservation

Tel: +49 (0)30 259 93 488
reservierung[at]jmberlin.de

Contact

Gesa Struve
Tel: +49 (0)30 259 93 517
Fax: +49 (0)30 259 93 330
g.struve[at]jmberlin.de

Starring John Wayne, the film follows the crew aboard a British cargo ship on a journey from the West Indies to Baltimore during World War II. Kitaj himself joined a Norwegian freighter at the age of seventeen, and often used Ford’s film to relate to the "loneliness of the seafarer."

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