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Florence Foster Jenkins (UK/Fr, 2016), cert. PG – ‘Babes-in-Arms’ screening

Thursday 7 July 2016 at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Bringing a baby is not compulsory but we cannot guarantee a quiet auditorium during this screening!

Director: Stephen Frears              

Starring: Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg

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Florence Foster Jenkins has many strings to her bow: socialite; opera buff; and great wealth to name a few.

The ability to sing, however, is not one of them. Despite this, she has developed a cult following through her exclusive private recitals.

Jenkins finally dares to publicise her supposed talents through a self-promoted show, with the help of her dubious husband, St. Clair Bayfield (Grant) and accompanist Cosmé McMoon (Helberg). The acknowledgement she receives however is not of the nature she expects. 

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The real Florence Foster Jenkins

Streep gives a vibrant, and typically masterful performance as the self-deceiving Jenkins in this tragicomedy, with Grant also on top form.

Review (Guardian), including a link to Review + ‘alternative’ trailer

Trailer (on its own) below:

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David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Thursday 7th July 2016

Show starts at 11.00AM, Ticket prices: £8.00 & £6.50 (concessions)

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Thursday 7 July 2016
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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David Lean Cinema
Croydon Clocktower, Katharine St
Croydon, CR9 1ET
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