Cinema of Solitude Festival, Academy Cinemas
Cinema of Solitude Festival
Academy Cinemas' next classic film festival is here to see you through the chilly months of June and July!
Cinema of Solitude is a classic retrospective of some of the most memorable alienated, heartbroken and lonely souls on celluloid.
See the full rundown below.
Opening Night - Solaris
The famous Soviet Sci-fi about a psychologist sent to a distant space station to help a crew struggling with insanity.
A film starring Bette Davis as a spinster who decides to go on a cruise in order to find some companionship.
Mia Farrow stars as a lonely movie-buff who falls deeply in love with a character... who feels the same way about her?
A penniless sex worker meets a strange girl who claims to be her daughter- has she uncovered a web of deception, or madness?
Wong Kar-wai's famous film about loneliness in a big city and two separate tales of lovesick policemen.
Centrepiece - Double Bill: Cat People & Curse of the Cat People
Two famous cult horrors together in a double-bill about a race of people who can transform into big cats.
A night in the life of an unfaithful married couple and their steadily deteriorating relationship.
Robert DeNiro stars as a mentally unwell taxi driver trying to make sense of a city of decadence and sleaze.
An upper-class widow falls into a forbidden love affair with her young landscaper.
In a post-apocalyptic future, a man is tasked with protecting the last of the Earth's flora... or destroying it?
Closing Night - Paris, Texas
An aimless drifter reappears in the desert, on a mission to reconnect with his family and his young son.