Sharp and witty but shot through with resonant tragedy, celebrated indie auteur Hal Hartley’s Amateur is a twisted metaphysical thriller that has been hailed as one of his greatest works. An ex-nun (Isabelle Huppert), trying to turn her hand to writing pornography, meets Thomas (Martin Donovan), a recovering amnesiac in search of his estranged wife. The two set out in search of Thomas’ past but soon discover a trail of secrets leading to the dark, violent heart of his previous life and the pain that forced him to forget…

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Runtime 105 Minutes
Release date 1994