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Patricia Highsmith Season Announced for Vintage Sundays


vintage-sundaysVintage Sundays is our weekly showcase bringing classic films back on the big scream where they below. This October we present a season dedicated to the great American novelist, Patricia Highsmith, with three of her best film adaptations.

Explore the season by selecting a title below, or scroll to the bottom of the page and select your local Picturehouse Cinema.

Sunday 2 October

Stranger On A Train (PG)


Director: Alfred Hitchcock.
Starring: Farley Granger, Robert Walker. USA 1951. 103 mins.

Two strangers start chatting on a train, and one of them proposes that they commit two perfect murders by killing the individuals responsible for each other’s problems.

+ A Mighty Nice Man (short)

Sunday 9 October

The American Friend (12A)


Director: Wim Wenders.
Starring: Dennis Hopper, Bruno Ganz. West Germany/France 1977. 126 mins. German with English subtitles.

In Wenders’s breakthrough film, a German art restorer in need of cash is approached by American Tom Ripley with the offer of an assignment as killer for hire.

Contains moderate violence.

Sunday 16 October

The Talented Mr Ripley (15)


Director: Anthony Minghella.
Starring: Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law. USA 1999. 139 mins.

Ambitious social climber Tom Ripley is sent to Italy to bring home an errant playboy. This crisp, taut thriller twists its way through the stunning Mediterranean scenery.

Find your cinema…

Clapham Picturehouse

Crouch End Picturehouse

East Dulwich Picturehouse and Café

Greenwich Picturehouse

Hackney Picturehouse

Picturehouse Central, London’s West End

Stratford Picturehouse, London

Little Theatre Cinema, Bath

Picturehouse at National Media Museum, Bradford

Duke of York’s, Brighton

Duke’s at Komedia, Brighton

Arts Picturehouse, Cambridge

Cameo, Edinburgh

Exeter Picturehouse

Cinema City, Norwich

Picturehouse at FACT, Liverpool

Phoenix Picturehouse, Oxford

Harbour Lights, Southampton

City Screen, York


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