Hebden Bridge Picture House | RED JOAN | WHAT'S ON

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RED JOAN

Date Time
Fri 10th May 7.45pm A/D
Sat 11th May 7.45pm A/D
Sun 12th May 4.30pm A/D
Mon 13th May 7.45pm A/D S/T
Thurs 16th May 10.30am A/D

Dir: Trevor Nunn | UK | 2018 | 101 mins
Cast: Judi Dench, Sophie Cookson, Stephen Campbell Moore, Tom Hughes

Judi Dench gets a rewardingly complex role in British theatre director Trevor Nunn’s well-crafted historical thriller. Inspired by the life of British KGB agent Melita Norwood, it casts Dench as Joan, a seemingly unremarkable retiree until she’s charged with providing intelligence to Russia during the Cold War. In flashbacks, we revisit Joan’s younger self (Sophie Cookson) as she becomes politicised and begins to consider betraying British secrets. Seamlessly transporting the viewer into the past, Red Joan feels topical in a time of new threats to the West from Russia and explores the intimate effects of espionage on an individual life, bolstered by excellent performances from both Dench and Cookson.

The screening on Mon 13th May will be shown with subtitles projected onto the screen for the hearing impaired, and these are signified by the symbol S/T on the website and in our monthly brochure. Please note all other screenings of these films are without subtitles.

A/D For the visually impaired, we offer audio description via a headset, on this film. Please ask at the Box Office to borrow a headset. All films with audio description available are signified by a single asterisk or A/D on the website and in our monthly brochure. For more information visit our Audio and Soft Subtitles Page

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