The Magic Flute (1975)

Duration: 135 min

A sparkling new restoration of Ingmar Bergman’s Oscar-nominated screen adaptation of Mozart’s much-loved opera, in which the Queen of the Night tasks our hero Tamino with rescuing her beautiful daughter from a wicked sorcerer. THE MAGIC FLUTE synthesises Bergman’s expertise as one of the finest European film directors of his generation and as an experienced and highly acclaimed stage director. Framing his film as a theatre show, and eschewing movie stars in favour of new and established stage opera performers, he interfuses top-notch vocal performances with a stunning visual experience. Long absent from British cinema screens, our advance previews of this glorious reissue promise an unmissable festive treat.

Club and Group screenings

Sun 20th May 12.30 Screen 5: Our luxury screening room, with super-comfy seats. An allocation of tickets are always reserved for in-person and telephone bookings. Ask at box office or call 0871 902 5758 (calls cost 13p per minute plus your telephone company’s access charge). Ingmar Bergman: Vintage Sundays returns this spring with a tribute to the seminal Swedish filmmaker Ingmar Bergman, screening six of his best films in chronological order. Time to tick these World Cinema classics of your list. Vintage Sundays: Classic films back on the big screen where they belong.

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