Some Like It Hot (1959)
Sunday 29 Sep 2019, 17:15 - ends at 19:57
Showing in: Screen 1
VINTAGE GALA SCREENING + Introduction From Dr Emre Çağlayan
Directed by Billy Wilder
Starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon and George Raft.
When two male musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all-female band disguised as women, but further complications set in.
The latest in our Vintage Gala Screenings. Walk the red carpet, dress to impress (dress code is optional but encouraged). All tickets include a glass of wine. The film will also feature a 20 minute intermission.
Introduction by Dr Emre Çağlayan, Lecturer in Film and author of Poetics of Slow Cinema.
Emre teaches film theory and criticism at the University of Brighton and NYU London. In his introduction, Emre will talk about the cultural context in which Some Like It Hot was released and situate the film within Billy Wilder's outstanding output, as well as highlighting the film's unique take on screen comedy and its universal success despite its sexually risqué premise.
VIP Balcony Seats are available. Have a glass of wine and a box of Popcorn Shed luxury popcorn brought to your seat after you arrive.
Tickets £10 for adults / £9.50 senior citizens / £9 children and students.
VIP Balcony Seats £15
Please note times are given as approxmations and programme may finish earlier or later than advised
Introduction & film 5.15pm
End of film 8pm