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Cancellation of rest of season

18 March 2020 John Morrish 0

As expected after the recent Government statements, The Bacon Theatre has decided to close its doors to the public until at least the end of April. That means we will not be able to show the remaining films of our [cont'd.]

Max von Sydow

11 March 2020 John Morrish 0

The Swedish actor Max von Sydow has died at the age of 90. In his early career he worked extensively with Ingmar Bergman, playing an unforgettable Death in The Seventh Seal. He went on to appear in more than 100 [cont'd.]

Reactions to Hail Caesar!

11 March 2020 John Morrish 0

An appreciation score of 74.55 per cent for Hail Caesar! Some of your comments: “A great film – most suitable for Tuesday evening viewing.” “Great attention to detail. Great film!” “Hilarious satire of 50’s Hollywood.” “Always like the Coen Brothers [cont'd.]

Tehran Taboo

11 March 2020 John Morrish 0

Our next film, on Tuesday 24 March at 19:45, is Tehran Taboo. Director Ali Sazoondeh, in exile in Germany, has turned to rotoscope animation to create a film about the seamy side of life in Iran. Four young people seek [cont'd.]

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New Film Two

10 March 2020 John Morrish 0

Our second New Film of the season, on 21 April, will be Pedro Almodóvar’s Pain and Glory. The film, which stars Penélope Cruz and Antonio Banderas, draws heavily on the director’s life to tell a story of growing up, schooling, [cont'd.]