SFS: Force Majeure

Shipley Film Society

Bringing great cinema to our little corner of Yorkshire
Nae Pasaran
Certificate: 15
Friday 18th January 2019, 7.30pm
Benefit for Bradford Metropolitan Food Bank
For admission, please bring the value of a cinema ticket in non-perishable food and/or cash.
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Nae Pasaran (Felipe Bustros Sierra, UK 2018)

1974, Scotland. Bob Fulton, a Rolls-Royce engine inspector, returns to his section, upset and anxious. He's just told his colleagues that a Chilean Air Force jet engine has arrived in the factory for maintenance and he's refusing to let it go through, in protest against the recent military coup of General Pinochet.

He's seen the images of people packed into football stadiums and the Chilean Air Force jets bombing Santiago, and now one of the engines from those very same planes is right there, waiting for inspection. He can see his supervisors approaching, he knows he's about to be fired yet he feels a responsibility…

"The film explores this modest act of rebellion in an admirably low-key way that emphasises the fundamental decency of the men who took a stand."
The Scotsman

"Modest, eloquent, informed and funny, the four are dream interviewees, able to recall in painstaking detail the events of the time."
The Herald (Scotland)

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