Ida Lupino: Hard, Fast and Beautiful

27 Oct 2018 – 18 Nov 2018 | GOMA | Cinema A

Hard, Fast, and Beautiful — the title of the 1951 Ida Lupino directed film — could equally describe the tough, tumultuous women Lupino played as a major movie star opposite Humphrey Bogart, Edward G Robinson and Richard Widmark in the 1930s. While luminous on screen, it was behind the camera that Lupino truly shone. Only the second female director admitted into the Directors Guild of America by 1950, Lupino took on tough subjects and social issues. The program brings together a selection of her directorial work, alongside a selection of her finest on-screen performances.