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Eyes of Laura Mars | Film Club BETA

American Center, Tržiště 13, Prague 1
Fee: Free

About the Event

A 1978 thriller film starring Faye Dunaway and Tommy Lee Jones and directed by Irvin Kershner. The screenplay, adapted from a spec script titled Eyes, written by John Carpenter, was Carpenter’s first major studio film.

Producer Jon Peters, who was dating Barbra Streisand at the time, bought the screenplay as a starring vehicle for the actress, but Streisand eventually decided not to take the role because of “the kinky nature of the story,” as Peters later explained. The role went to Dunaway, who had just won an Oscar for her performance in Network. The film’s theme song, “Prisoner,” was performed by Streisand. Eyes of Laura Mars is said to be an example of an American version of the giallo genre.

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