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American Friends

Cert PG/95 mins

Directed by Tristram Powell, with Michael Palin, Alfred Molina, Jonathan Firth and Connie Booth. 

Oxford Professor meets American Caroline Hartley and her 18-year-old ward while on holiday in the Swiss Alps in 1861. They follow him back to campus and move into a nearby home to pursue him but unfortunately, university professors are forbidden to marry, and Francis must choose between love and his career. 

Includes a personal introduction by the director, Tristram Powell, and a Q&A session at the end. 

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Start date
10 April 2017
Bar opens at 7.00pm, screening at 7.30pm / Linbury Room
£9; £7 Friends
a glass of wine, snacks and film notes