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By Haddenham Webteam - 20th October 2015 11:00am
In anticipation of the 400th anniversary of the Bard's death, this year's Haddenham & District Film Festival will feature six films inspired by his works. They will be shown over ten days from 20th — 29th November, across three village venues in Haddenham, Cuddington and Long Crendon.
There will be three of the best screen examples of the plays, two popular movies inspired by Shakespearean themes and a live broadcast from the Garrick Theatre in London. The festival will be opened by a talk before the first film by director Richard Longcraine and producer Mary Richards. At the last show, local resident Bruce Alexander will close the festival with some thoughts of his own.
The full programme is:
Friday 20th November
Richard III (15, 1996) starring Ian McKellen, Annette Bening, Maggie Smith, Kristin Scott Thomas and Robert Downey Jnr
Sunday 22nd November
West Side Story (PG,1961), starring Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer and Rita Moreno
Tuesday 24th November
Julius Caesar (U, 1953), starring James Mason, Marlon Brando and John Gielgud
Thursday 26th November Branagh Theatre Live:
The Winter's Tale (2015), a live broadcast from the Garrick theatre, starring Judi Dench and Kenneth Branagh
Friday 27th November
The Merchant of Venice (PG, 2004), starring Al Pacino, Jeremy Irons and Lynn Collins
Sunday 29th November
Shakespeare in Love (15, 1998), starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes and Colin Firth
Tickets are £5.00, except for the live broadcast which are £10.00.
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