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Jewels in the Wasteland

High Hopes

Directed by Mike Leigh

UK, 1988, 1h 48min, 35mm

Jewels in the Wasteland

There are no current or future screenings planned for this film.

Please note: Richard Linklater will not attend this screening due to a travel commitment. He will provide a video introduction and the post-film discussion will take place with author, professor and producer John Pierson.

Mike Leigh’s humane-but-cutting comedy about a London family stretched across the social class divide in Thatcher-era England was achieved through the director’s collaborative, improvisational working style with his cast of top-notch British actors.

Continue the post-screening conversation at our Late Happy Hour: $2 off draft beer and wine from 8:30 PM – close!

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