The Human Voice + Q&A (15)

Exclusive Q&A with Tilda Swinton & Pedro Almodóvar hosted by Mark Kermode Running from
Last event: Sunday 23 May at 3.30pm
  • £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: Pedro Almodóvar
Starring: Tilda Swinton  

The Human Voice was shot over nine days in Madrid in July and recently premiered to critical acclaim at the Venice Film Festival. It is Almodóvar’s first work in the English language.

Madness and melancholy intersect to thrilling effect as Almodóvar reimagines Jean Cocteau’s short play The Human Voice for an era in which isolation has become a way of life. Laws of desire become the rules of the game as Tilda Swinton’s unnamed woman paces and panics in a glorious Technicolor apartment where décor offers a window into her state of mind. A short, sharp shot of distilled Almodóvar: passion, emotion, heartbreak, wit, and melodrama exquisitely bound up in a tale for our times.

The critically-acclaimed 30 minute film will be followed by a 45 minute entertaining and insightful recorded Q&A. Hosted by Mark Kermode, Pedro and Tilda discuss the inspirations they drew on for the film, how THE HUMAN VOICE fits within the ‘Almodóvar oeuvre’, and what Pedro will be making next – including a great surprise for Tilda. Recorded under lockdown conditions, the discussion features visual references and clips to create a dynamic and interesting companion piece to the short film.

A note when you’re booking…

In order to maintain social distancing at Storyhouse, after you choose your seats the system will remove the seats next to you from sale so that you/your group will be distanced from other audience members.

 

Certificate:

15

Duration

Approx 75 mins

Time details

Film: 30 mins
Q&A: 45 mins

Languages:

English

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