Shirley (15)

Running from
Last event: Thursday 10 December 2020 at 4.30pm
  • £9.50 / £8.50 for screenings before 5pm (Members: £8.55 / £7.65)
    Aged Under 26: £7 / £6 (Members: £6.30 / £5.40)

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Directed by: Josephine Decker
Starring: Lily Elisabeth Moss, Michael Stuhlbarg, Odessa Young, Logan Lerman

Elisabeth Moss gives a tour-de-force performance as Shirley Jackson, one of the greatest horror writers of the 20th Century, in this unconventional biopic from the brilliant mind of director Josephine Decker (Madeline’s Madeline), a powerful new voice in independent filmmaking.

Set in the early 1950s, the film charts an imagined chapter in the life of Jackson, who has recently become a literary sensation. When her philandering professor husband invites a newlywed couple – Fred and Rose – into their home, the reclusive writer is forced to change her routine. This change acts as a catalyst, sparking inspiration as she becomes enamoured with Rose, her unsuspecting new muse, Shirley’s obsession plunges her into a quasi-delirium, awakening a repressed femininity that could inspire her next masterpiece.

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Certificate:

15

Duration

Approx 107 mins

Time details

15-20 mins of trailers & adverts before the screening (not included in duration)
There will be a recorded intro before the 7.30pm screening on Nov 6 and the 4pm screening on Nov 7 (approx. 10 mins)

Languages:

English

Content Guidance:

Language, Sex, Strong bloody images

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