Showing Until Tue 04 Apr
- Gurinder Chadha
- Country of origin and year
- UK/India 2017
- 106 minutes
- Rated 12A - Contains brief distressing images.
- Cast: Gillian Anderson, Michael Gambon, Manish Dayal, Hugh Bonneville, Om Puri, Simon Callow.
Screenings from Thu 30 Mar
|Thu 30 Mar||11:45 Filmhouse screen 1|
|Fri 31 Mar|
|Sat 01 Apr|
|Sun 02 Apr||18:15 Filmhouse screen 3|
|Mon 03 Apr|
|Tue 04 Apr||13:00 Filmhouse screen 3|
|Wed 05 Apr|
Viceroy's House in Delhi was the home of the British rulers of India. In 1947, after 300 years, that rule was coming to an end. Lord Mountbatten (Hugh Bonneville) became the last Viceroy, charged with handing India back to its people. As negotiations wore on, conflict erupted...
Gurinder Chadha's film examines these events through the prism of the Mountbattens and a romance between young Hindu Jeet (Manish Dayal) and his Muslim bride-to-be Aalia (Huma Qureshi). The young lovers find themselves caught up in the end of Empire, in conflict with the Mountbattens and with their own communities, but never ever giving up hope.
The 6.00pm screening on 6 Mar will feature a post-film Q&A with director Gurinder Chadha.
|AUDIO DESCRIPTION AND CAPTIONS
All screenings of Viceroy's House will have audio description, and the screenings at 20:30 on Wed 8 Mar, 15:30 on Sat 11 Mar and 13:15 on Sun 12 Mar will have onscreen captions.
|FOR CRYING OUT LOUD
Screening for carers and their babies on Mon 6 Mar at 11:00am.
Tickets cost £4.50/£3.50 concessions per adult. Screenings are limited to babies under 12 months accompanied by no more than two adults. Baby-changing, bottle-warming and buggy parking facilities are available.
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