The Maltese FalconPG

Directed by John Huston | USA | 1941 | 1h 44m | Starring Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Gladys George, Peter Lorre

John Huston’s influential directorial debut which helped set the template for the film noir genre. Academy Award winner Humphrey Bogart stars as a tough San Francisco private detective who becomes involved with a deadly band of international thieves who will lie, double-cross and murder to obtain a jewel-encrusted statue. Adapted by John Huston from Dashiell Hammett’s novel and widely considered as one of the most influential detective films ever made.


‘The strange, dreamlike tension of the film escalates with each new confrontation, each new tailing, each new beating…’
Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

‘Humphrey Bogart at his best in this dazzling crime tale’
Kevin Maher, The Times

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We showed The Maltese Falcon between January 2, 2022 and January 6, 2022.

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Today (Monday 27th March)


The Age of Innocence U
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1h 44m | French, Flemish & Dutch w/ English subtitles
Belgian coming-of-age story about two young boys whose friendship is put to the test as they begin a new school year. Nominated for Best International Feature at this year’s Oscars.

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Tomorrow (Tuesday 28th March)


Creature 12A
1h 28m
Shot by Oscar-winning director Asif Kapadia (Amy, Senna), this feature-length ballet film is a stunning collaboration between the English National Ballet and celebrated choreographer Akram Khan.

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Broker 12A
2h 9m | Korean w/ English subtitles
A typically offbeat and moving road-trip drama from acclaimed Japanese auteur Hirokazu Kore-eda (Shoplifters), starring award-winning South Korean actor Song Kang-ho (Parasite).

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