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70s Film Classics

The Driver

Dir: Walter Hill, 1978, 91 minutes, Cert: 15

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Fri 8 February // 19:30 / Cinema

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A 70s classic, featuring superb performances by Ryan O’Neal as an ice-cool getaway driver and Bruce Dern as the relentless detective hunting him, the minimal dialogue and charged atmosphere make for a refined crime-action, driver-for-hire film. Chased by the obsessive detective, the getaway driver must avoid various traps and pitfalls as the  plot twists and turns, but ultimately the film climaxes in a frenzy of twisted metal and burning rubber