FILM: THE FIVE BEST REVIVALS

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1

To Have and Have Not (Riverside, Mon, 8.45pm)

Chiefly remembered for bringing Bogart together with Bacall, this Caribbean-set classic throws together a tart salad of leaky boats, scowling Nazis and tragi-comic drunks. Hoagy Carmichael's piano provides the dressing.

2

Viridiana (Riverside, Wed, 9pm)

One of Bunuel's best: a brilliantly black and strange bit of low- life pageantry, made in his native Spain and instantly banned by a horrified Franco.

3

Last Tango in Paris (Phoenix, tomorrow, 4.5pm)

Marlon Brando butters up Maria Schneider in Bertolucci's sweaty, seedy Left Bank psychodrama. A highlight of 970s cinema.

4

Rebecca (Phoenix, tomorrow, 3.20pm)

Hitchcock's first Hollywood outing is a high-camp Gothic melodrama culled from Daphne DuMaurier's pot-boiling novel. Joan Fonteine is the hapless wife number two, preyed on by Judith Anderson's death's-head housekeeper.

5

8/2 (NFT, Wed, 7.30pm)

Swooned over at the time of its release, though somewhat faded by the intervening three-and-a-half decades, Federico Fellini's lush movie-about-movies is still a treat worth savouring.

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