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20th Century Flicks: Black Narcissus

20th Century Flicks presents:

BLACK NARCISSUS

Dirs: Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger, 1947, UK, 100 mins, Cert: PG

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Thu 30 March // 20:00

Tickets: £5 (full) / £4 (concession)

A group of Anglican nuns led by Sister Superior Clodagh (Deborah Kerr) are sent to a remote location in the Himalayas to set up a convent school for the locals, and they are soon bewitched by the stark beauty of their new surroundings. Both Clodagh and the increasingly unstable Sister Ruth (Kathleen Byron) also find themselves seduced by the charms of handsome local British agent Mr Dean (David Farrar), setting in motion a dark, erotically-charged drama of jealousy, deceit and forbidden lust.

Part of Powell and Pressburger’s extraordinary run of films made in the 1940s, which also included such enduring classics A Matter of Life and Death, The Red Shoes and The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, Black Narcissus might be considered their most audacious work: a stylised, exoticised melodrama shot entirely on elegantly crafted studio sets. With a stellar cast which also includes Sabu, Jean Simmons and Flora Robson, this is one of the pinnacles of this greatest of British filmmaking partnerships’ long and enduring collaboration and, as with Powell’s later Peeping Tom, retains its power to startle even today.

On-line tickets are on sale until 3 hours before the advertised start time.

Thu 30 Mar

£4–£5

20th Century Women

20th Century Women
  • 2016
  • US
  • 119 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Mike Mills
  • Cast: Annette Bening, Elle Fanning, Greta Gerwig

In late 70s California, teenager Jamie (Zunmann) grows up among three women: his chain-smoking mother Dorothea (Bening), punky photographer Abbie (Gerwig) and best friend Julie (Fanning). A poignant, witty and well-observed coming of age story.

Sun 26 Mar

£4

Tue 28 Mar

£4–£5

Wed 29 Mar

Black Narcissus

Black Narcissus
  • 1947
  • UK
  • 100 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
  • Cast: Deborah Kerr, Sabu, Jean Simmons, David Farrar, Flora Robson, Kathleen Byron

Kerr's colony of nuns in the Himalayas find their faith tested by desires of the flesh. This classic combines unlikely subject matter with astonishingly evocative studio settings and affecting performances, especially from Kathleen Byron as the nun who goes spectacularly off the tracks.

Thu 30 Mar

Certain Women

Certain Women
  • 2016
  • US
  • 107 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Kelly Reichardt
  • Cast: Michelle Williams, Kristen Stewart, Laura Dern, Lily Gladstone

Lawyer Laura (Dern) can’t get a difficult client to listen to her; Gina (Williams) is continually undermined by her husband; Jamie (Gladstone) is a lonely rancher who falls for a young lawyer (Stewart). Reichardt’s portmanteau film about women whose success is ignored, cements her reputation as one of the best American directors working today.

Sun 26 Mar

£4

Mon 27 Mar

£4–£5

The Love Witch

The Love Witch
  • 2016
  • US
  • 122 min
  • 18
  • Directed by: Anna Biller
  • Cast: Samantha Robinson, Gian Keys, Laura Waddell, Jeffrey Vincent Parise, Jared Sanford, Robert Seeley

Elaine (Robinson) is a heartbroken witch and love addict who’s starting a new life; unfortunately it starts to go very wrong. Writer-director Biller crafts a loving recreation of 60s Technicolor sexploitation in a story that’s absolutely modern. Robinson has a winning blend of credulousness and cunning and it’s a smart, sexy and subversive feminist comedy, wickedly entertaining.

Sun 26 Mar

£4

Multiple Maniacs

Multiple Maniacs
  • 1970
  • 90 min
  • Directed by: John Waters
  • Written by: John Waters

Lady Divine's travelling sideshow is actually a front for a group of kidnappers. But things change when she's raped by a fifteen-foot lobster.

Fri 24 Mar

£4–£5

Richard Gadd: Monkey See Monkey Do

Richard Gadd: Monkey See Monkey Do

Edinburgh Comedy Award winning show from the Fife-born performer.

Thu 23 Mar

Sold out

A Silent Voice

A Silent Voice
  • 2016
  • Japan
  • 130 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Naoko Yamada
  • Cast: Miyu Irino, Saori Hayami, Megumi Han

Shōko (Hayami) is a deaf girl who moves to a new primary school, where she is relentlessly bullied by Shōya (Irino); five years later, Shōya is a depressed and ostracised teenager who reaches out to Shōko in search of friendship and redemption. A gentle and intimate drama about emotional turmoil, with a moving and hard-earned climax.

Fri 24 Mar

£4–£5

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