Sun 17 - Wed 20 Oct

Room at the Top

Cert. 12A

Classics

117 mins

In English

UK | 1958 | dir. Jack Clayton, with Simone Signoret, Laurence Harvey, Heather Sears, Donald Wolfit | 4K Restoration

‘A film that genuinely changed British cinema for ever’
The Guardian

A mature treatment of sexuality and class, Room at the Top is a landmark of the British New Wave. It won two Academy Awards and several BAFTAs, including Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Actress for Signoret in her first English-language role. In post-war industrial Yorkshire, social climbing Joe Lampton (Laurence Harvey) aims to woo the boss’s daughter as he attempts to reach the top of his profession. But when his working-class background hampers his efforts, Joe seeks solace with the unhappily married and yet free-thinking Alice (Simone Signoret) – an affair that will have dire consequences.

17 Oct 2pm
19 Oct 6.10pm

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