Sumptuous and exhilarating period thriller inspired by Sarah Waters’ best–selling novel Fingersmith from Park Chan–wook, the visionary director of Oldboy and Stoker. Director's Cut: screenings labelled Director's Cut are the extended version, featuring 20 minutes of extra footage.
It's 1940, Britain is at war and the Ministry of Information are embarking on a propaganda film to rally the spirits of the population. Enter Catrin (Gemma Arterton) who thought she was applying for a secretarial job but soon finds herself writing dialogue.
Previously best known for his comedy work, Jordan Peele's directorial debut is an innovative modern horror. Chris (Daniel Kaluuya - Skins, Sicario) is anxious about his first meeting with his girlfriend's (Allison Williams - Girls) parents for the first time, who don't know that he's black.
Jude Law (The Young Pope, The Talented Mr Ripley) stars in the stage production of Obsession, broadcast live from the Barbican Theatre in London. Ivo van Hove directs this new stage adaptation of Luchino Visconti’s 1943 film.
James Macdonald directs a new production of multi Tony and Pulitzer prize-winning playwright Edward Albee’s landmark play Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? transmitted live from the Harold Pinter Theatre as part of the NT Live season.
Curzon and Bechdel Test Fest present a double-bill of Stella Corradi's award-winning short film Little Soldier and Sally Potter's Ginger & Rosa at Curzon Aldgate. Stella Corradi and Zane Ashton will join feminist film festival Bechdel Test Fest for a post-screening Q&A.
While holidaying in Berlin, Australian photojournalist Clare (Teresa Palmer) meets charismatic local man Andi (Max Riemelt). There is an instant attraction between them, and a night of passion ensues. But what initially appears to be the start of a romance suddenly takes an unexpected and sinister turn when Clare wakes the following morning to discover Andi has left for work and locked her in his apartment.
British Museum presents: Hokusai is a groundbreaking documentary and exclusive private view of the forthcoming British Museum exhibition Hokusai: beyond the Great Wave. Focusing on the work, life and times of Katsushika Hokusai, Japan’s greatest artist, the film uses stunning close-ups and expert insights to illustrate his wide-ranging influence and extraordinary legacy.
When Peter Pan, leader of the Lost Boys, loses his shadow, headstrong Wendy helps him to reattach it. In return, she is invited to Neverland, where Tinker Bell the fairy, Tiger Lily and the vengeful Captain Hook await.
Q&A screening: Andrew Kotting (Gallivant, Ivul, Swandown) joins us at Curzon Aldgate for a musical performance and Q&A with his latest feature, Edith Walks. The film is preceded by Eden Kotting’s short film Forgotten the Queen.
Billie Piper returns in her Evening Standard Best Actress award-winning role. A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child in Simon Stone’s radical production of Lorca’s achingly powerful masterpiece.