It’s A Wonderful LifeU

Directed by Frank Capra | USA | 1946 | 2h 10m | Starring James Stewart, Donna Reed, Henry Travers

The ultimate Christmas classic. Beset with personal and professional problems, George Bailey finds his previously happy life falling apart around him on Christmas Eve. Seeing no way out, George considers jumping from the edge of a bridge – but Clarence, his guardian angel, intervenes and shows George what his beloved hometown of Bedford Falls would be like without him.

Reviews

‘The film is gripping enough simply with the telling of George’s lifestory. A genuine American classic.’
★★★★★
Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

‘Although peppered with colourful, sharply drawn characters, this is Stewart’s movie, instantly loveable as a small-town dreamer who sacrifices everything for others. Enjoy it in a cinema so you can sob among others.’
★★★★★
Ian Freer, Empire Magazine

Book tickets

Sunday 19 December

4.00pmBook tickets

What else is on?

Tomorrow (Monday 6th December)

18:30

Tokyo Godfathers 12A
1h 28m | Japanese w/ English subtitles
Entertaining Japanese anime about a homeless trio who find a lost baby on Christmas Eve and try to reunite the child with its parents.

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20:30

The Card Counter 15
Socially Distanced
1h 52m
Paul Schrader's chilling thriller starring Oscar Isaac as a lonely gambler seeking revenge against a military colonel.

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Tuesday 7th December

18:15

Spencer 12A
Deaf/HOH Subtitles
1h 57m
Oscar-nominated Chilean filmmaker Pablo Larraín's dreamlike drama starring Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana.

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20:45

Last Night in Soho 18
1h 57m
Edgar Wright pays homage to 1960s British cinema and Italian horror films in this stylish thriller starring Anya Taylor-Joy.

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Plan your visit

Our beautiful art deco inspired auditorium can be found just off East Oxford's Cowley Road. We are open 7 days a week. We open the cinema and box office 30 minutes before the scheduled start time of each film, and the Box Office then closes 10 minutes after the film starts. We don’t show adverts, just a couple of trailers, so don't be late as the film itself starts very close to the advertised time!