Celebrating its 50th anniversary this September, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid tells the story of two of the most famous outlaws in history, as they escape America in search of a more successful criminal career. Join us in Averys Wine Cellar for an evening following the pair as they attempt to make their fortune.
Following a sparkling wine reception, the film will be accompanied by a tasting of four carefully selected wines that reflect the characters’ escape from America and their adventure to pastures new.
In Wyoming at the turn of the century, famous outlaws Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid are the leaders of the infamous Hole In The Wall gang. When an attempted train robbery goes badly wrong, the pair escape to South America, accompanied by Sundance’s lover, Etta. There they attempt to continue their life of crime, expecting to make their fortune. Things do not go according to plan…
With the charismatic combination of Paul Newman and Robert Redford, accompanied by a memorable score by Burt Bacharach, this film has earned its title as one of the greatest Westerns of all time, and a defining moment of American cinematic history.