Venture underground into the Redcliffe Caves this March, as the festival’s biannual screening series returns – our Underground Cinema an unforgettable way to discover, or rediscover, some of the silver screen’s hidden gems, pop culture milestones and genre highlights.
Delve deep into one of the most unique locations in Bristol, and forget about the outside world for a couple of hours… Whether you’re settling down for a favourite fantasy film or a cult classic, it’s sure to be one of the year’s most memorable movie viewing experiences.
Saturday of our March 2020 season focuses on outcasts and outsiders, kick-starting the afternoon with Nicolas Winding Refn’s mesmerising crime thriller Drive.
There are soft, hot and alcoholic beverages available to purchase at the surface, including a pop-up ale bar courtesy of our festival partners, Wickwar Wessex Brewing.
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Ryan Gosling stars as the enigmatic unnamed Driver, a stunt performer and racer moonlighting as a getaway driver-for-hire in Los Angeles. As he develops feelings for his neighbour, he becomes involved in an ill-fated heist that will have severe consequences for everyone he knows.
THEY SAY: “It’s as if someone distilled a tincture of the ’80s, all cocaine attitude and Giorgio Moroder, and mainlined it into something like the present […] About as much shamelessly disreputable, stylish, ultra-violent fun you’re going to have at the movies this year” – Empire, 2011
WE SAY: Effortlessly stylish, underpinned by a gorgeous synthesiser score, and with some deft nods to films as diverse as Bullitt and Irréversible. Many have tried to imitate it since, but this career high for Winding Refn remains untouched almost a decade on.
Find out what you can expect in the trailer below: