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, and our afternoon programme continues with the notorious cult hit Trainspotting.
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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Renton (Ewan McGregor) is a heroin addict living in squalor in Edinburgh. As he attempts to kick his addiction, his personal life spirals out of control, as he contends with peer pressure, criminal activity, and some shockingly harsh realities.
THEY SAY: “Something Britain can be proud of and Hollywood must be afraid of. If we Brits can make movies this good about subjects this horrific, what chance does Tinseltown have?” – Empire, 1995
WE SAY: Sometimes hilarious, sometimes horrifying, often harrowing – and can you ever forget THAT toilet scene…? An unflinching, uncompromising portrait of Edinburgh’s underbelly and the grim realities of drug addiction, yet simultaneously downright entertaining thanks to a stellar cast and Danny Boyle’s sublime direction.
Find out what you can expect in the trailer below: