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The Painted Bird

TICKETS FROM£6.50

The Painted Bird

Sunday 27 September 2020 | 3:00 pm

Cinema

An adaptation of Jerzy Kosinski’s controversial novel about a lone child traversing the perilous terrain of Eastern Europe at the end of World War II.

Shot in stark black and white, ‘The Painted Bird’ is an immersive and unflinching portrait of the depths humanity can reach in its worst moments of desperation, eliciting phantasmagorical horror out of a historical setting.

Wandering through the desecrated countryside, an unnamed boy is entrusted by his Jewish parents to an elderly foster mother in an effort to escape persecution.

Following a tragedy, he is on his own – and encounters villagers and soldiers whose own lives have been brutally altered, and who are intent on revisiting this brutality in return.

Our social distancing seating plan means you will be allocated seats when booking.  To book specific seats for this event, please call 01206 713 700. Lines are open daily, 8:30am – 6:30pm.

Ticket prices:

Standard £8.00 Concession £7.00 Member £6.50

Certificate: 18

Length: 170 mins

Director: Václav Marhou

Cast: Petr Kotlar, Udo Kier, Stellan Skarsgard, Harvey Keitel, Julian Sands, Barry Pepper

Language: With English Subtitles

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Sunday 27 September 2020 | 3:00 pm

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