Cabaret15

Directed by Bob Fosse | USA | 1972 | 2h 3m | Starring Liza Minnelli, Michael York, Helmut Griem, Joel Grey, Fritz Wepper

In Berlin 1931, performers and audiences at the infamous Kit Kat Club revel in a life of music, boozing, and dancing. Into this heady world arrives a British academic who quickly falls head of over heels for a starry-eyed American performer. Set against the backdrop political turmoil in Germany’s Weimar Republic, Bob Fosse’s ground-breaking musical romance turns fifty years old this year.

Reviews

‘This viscerally powerful, deliriously inspired musical stands the test of time, and then some.’
★★★★★
Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

‘All are guaranteed to leave Sally Bowles’ words ringing in your ears as the credits roll: ‘Divine decadence, darling!’’
★★★★★
Jamie Russell, BBC

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Today (Saturday 20th August)

16:00

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18:30

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21:00

Hit the Road 12A
1h 34m | Persian w/ English subtitles
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Tomorrow (Sunday 21st August)

15:30

Pather Panchali U
1h 51m | Bengali w/ English subtitles
The first of Satyajit Ray’s hugely influential Apu Trilogy follows an impoverished priest leaving his rural Bengal village in search of work. An all-time classic of Indian cinema.

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18:15

Hit the Road 12A
1h 34m | Persian w/ English subtitles
Iranian filmmaker Panah Panâhi’s debut feature is a joyous drama blending heartbreak and humour. Winner of Best Film at London Film Festival 2021.

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20:30

Fire of Love PG
1h 33m
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