WINNER OF THE ACADEMY AWARD FOR BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Proudly presented as part of our MADE AT RIVERSIDE strand, celebrating the long history of film and TV production at the Studios.
STARRING JAMES MASON AND ANN TODD, AND FILMED AT RIVERSIDE IN THE 1940s.
When Francesca Cunningham is rescued from the river Thames following a suicide attempt, she puzzles doctors by refusing to reveal the cause of her acute depression. Once under hypnosis, she tells the story of her past, reveals her desire to be a pianist, and her love for her guardian Nicholas.
We are delighted that this special screening is introduced by Professor Melanie Williams. Professor Williams, University of East Anglia, is a historian of British cinema who has published numerous books on topics including Ealing Studios, British film stars, the director David Lean, and 1960s British cinema.
Contains mild violence and a suicide attempt
Year of release:
Ann Todd, James Mason, Albert Lieven, Herbert Lom, Yvonne Owens, Hugh McDermott
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Saturday 20 August 2022
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