The Party (15)

When:
27/02/2018 @ 7:45 pm – 9:00 pm
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Where:
Foxlowe Arts Centre
Market Place
Leek
ST13 6AD.
Cost:
£5
Contact:
01538 386112

Janet (Kristin Scott Thomas) has just been appointed Shadow Health Secretary, the crowning achievement of her career, and decides to celebrate by hosting a few close friends. But as the guests arrive, the reason for her husband Bill’s (Timothy Spall) preoccupation becomes clear and the soiree gradually goes up in smoke, along with the canapes and the guests’ illusions about themselves and each other. The Party is a savage satire of the middle classes, with a killer wit from British director Sally Potter and a  cast, including Kristin Scott Thomas, Patricia Clarkson, and Timothy Spall. A comic exploration of the deeper truths behind seemingly liberal convictions.

“This is a comedy that bites because it is utterly and urgently of our moment.” Sight and Sound

UK  Black and White  2017  71 mins  

For this film we will have a Fairtrade stall in celebration of Fairtrade Fortnight.

Cinema located on first floor – regrettably no disabled access.

Licensed bar, hot drinks available from 7 pm.

Advance tickets available from Foxlowe Gallery or online.

Tickets normally also available on the door.

 

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