Highsmith film on big screen at Quad

The Adapting Highsmith film season at Quad in Derby continues with screenings of Deep Water (15) on August 21, 24 and 25.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 17th August 2016, 8:55 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 5:26 pm

Deep Water (Eaux Profondes) from 1981 is a French film directed by Michel Deville in a dark humoured version of Patricia Highsmith’s 1957 novel.

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