Lord of the Flies

Wed 17 Feb

Lord of the Flies

Cert. PG

Special Screenings

Peter Brook

92 mins

in English

UK | 1963 | b&w | dir. Peter Brook, with James Aubrey, Tom Chapin, Hugh Edwards

Stranded on a wild paradise island, a group of boys attempts to keep safe. But their fragile community is soon torn apart only to give way to a violent tribal group run by a charismatic leader. Adapted from the British classic novel by William Golding, Peter Brook’s masterly film questions human nature, its contradictions and the continuing struggle between civilisation and savagery.

Followed by a Q&A with Peter Brook

Double bill: Lord of the Flies + Tell Me Lies: £15, conc. £12

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