A Streetcar Named Desire

In cinemas 7 February 2020.

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“Two of the greatest performances ever put on film”
New Yorker

In the sticky heat of New Orleans’ French Quarter, Blanche DuBois (Vivien Leigh), a small-town beauty who feels her best years are behind her, arrives at the modest apartment of her sister Stella (Kim Hunter) and her explosive husband Stanley Kowalski (Marlon Brando).

Elia Kazan’s legendary adaptation of Tennessee Williams’ play is famed for the brute and unruly power of Brando’s performance, an early expression of the ‘Method’ style of acting that had such a marked influence on American cinema over the coming decades.

Venues

February

From 7 February
BFI Southbank
IFI Dublin
Cine Lumiere
Tyneside Cinema

From 14 February
Glasgow Film Theatre

From 16 February
Electric Birmingham

From 21 February
Queen’s Film Theatre

From 22 February
Buxton Cinema

23 February
Cultureplex

From 23 February
Olympic Barnes
Rheged Cinema Penrith
Totnes Cinema

25 February
Belmont Filmhouse
Genesis Cinema
JW3

March

1 March
Riverside Studios

3 March
Hexagon Reading

7 March
Firstsite Colchester

9 March
Stamford Arts Centre

14 March
Saffron Screen
Towner Art Gallery

15 March
MK Gallery Milton Keynes
Pinewood Cinema

18 March
Norden Farm Maidenhead

21 March
Hebden Bridge Picturehouse

27 March
Royston Picture Palace

April

25 April
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

May

13 May
Watersmeet Theatre, Rickmansworth

A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

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