Sunset Boulevard

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A true classic. From the unforgettable opening sequence through the inevitable unfolding of tragic destiny the film is the definitive statement on the dark & desperate side of Hollywood. Joe Gillis (Holden) inadvertently finds himself in the driveway of ageing silent film star Norma Desmond (Swanson).


Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Nick Broomfield has picked 6 of his favourite films to screen as part of our summer programme. A fascinating insight into the influences on one of Britain’s most important living directors.

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BBFC rating
PG
Year
1950
Running time
106 mins
Country
USA
Format
DCP
Other features
BW
Director
Billy Wilder
Cast
William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich Von Stroheim

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August 7th