Film Night Saturday 13th October at 8pm , United Arts Club
The film this month is another classic: “Shadowlands” (1993)
The film presentation on Saturday 13th October at 8pm is “Shadowlands” (running time 128 minutes), a 1993 biographical drama film starring Anthony Hopkins and Debra Winger about the relationship between academic and highly acclaimed writer C. S. Lewis and American poet Joy Davidman, how an initial deep friendship turns to love when Joy is admitted to hospital with advanced bone cancer.
The film is directed by Richard Attenborough with a screenplay by William Nicholson based on his 1985 television film and 1989 stage play of the same name. Debra Winger and William Nicholson received Academy Award nominations for Best Actress and Best Screenplay respectively. The film won the BAFTA award for outstanding British film of the year.