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Essential Cinema

Sat 19 April, 3.15pm | Henry V

Every month we present ‘Essential Cinema’ a screening of a forgotten masterpiece, a new digital restoration, or simply a fantastic film we want everyone to see.

Henry V / U

Sat 19 Apr, 3.15pm - BOOK TICKETS
Dir
: Laurence Olivier
Cast: Laurence Olivier, Robert Newton
UK 1944, 2hrs 14mins
WATCH THE TRAILER

Reportedly one of Stanley Kubrick’s favourite films, Olivier’s film begins in the Globe Theatre before gradually breaking out into a gorgeous Technicolor rendering of Shakespeare’s historical play. It was intended as a morale booster for a Britain embroiled in WWII and garnered Olivier an honorary Academy Award.