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Jules et Jim at the City of London Festival

That Was The Year That Was… 1962 - Part of the City of London Festival 2012

From 14/07/2012 at 14:00 to 15/07/2012 at 14:00

To celebrate the City of London Festival’s 50th anniversary Barbican turns the cinema clock back to relive golden movie moments of 1962 and some of the films that helped shape the decade.

A Hard Day’s Night 

(U) (UK, 1964, Dir. Richard Lester 87min)
Saturday 14 July, 2pm

Having released their first single in 1962, The Beatles rapidly became a world-wide sensation, and this exhilarating, fast paced rock-com captures the frenzy of Beatlemania.

+ The Rock ‘n’ Roll Years: 1962 

Jules et Jim

 (PG) (France, 1962, Dir. François Truffaut, 105min)
Saturday 14 July, 4pm

Truffaut’s seminal example of the French New Wave charts the development of two men who fall in love with the same woman. A joyous celebration of love and obsession which launched Jeanne Moreau as an international film star.

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner  

(12A) (UK, 1962, Dir. Tony Richardson, 104min)
Sunday 15 July, 2pm

A classic of British Free Cinema focuses on the plight of the working class in the British industrial North, a million miles from the Swinging Sixties’ metropolitan revolution. Tom Courtney plays the rebellious teenager in a young offender’s institution, who must compete with the local public school in a cross-country race.

+  Tomorrow’s Saturday  (U) (UK, 1962, Dir. Michael Grigsby, 18min)


The Genius of Hitchcock:  The Lodger 

(UK, 1927, Dir. Alfred Hitchcock, 74min)
Saturday 21 July, 7.30pm

The world premiere of the restoration of The Lodger and Nitin Sawhney's new score will take place in the Barbican Hall on 21 July, as part of London 2012 Festival and performed live by Sawhney with the London Symphony Orchestra. Hitchcock’s third feature, and first suspense thriller, stars Ivor Novello as the mysterious lodger who might also be a serial killer terrorising fog-shrouded London.

Presented by the BFI in conjunction with Network Releasing, ITV, and Park Circus

Part of London 2012 Festival

Event's details

  • Age group: Everyone
  • Price: Standard: £10.50 / £9.50 online Members: £8.50 / £7.50 online Concessions: £8.50 Under 15: £6.00
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