The Painted Bird

A bit about The Painted Bird, film times and cinemas showing
Cert 18 Drama, War
Released Sep 11, 2020

Cast Petr Kotlár, Udo Kier, Lech Dyblik, Jitka Cvancarová, Stellan Skarsgård

Director Václav Marhoul

Producer Vàclav Marhoul

Writer Vàclav Marhoul

Movie Synopsis

Based on the acclaimed Jerzy Kosinskinovel, The Painted Birdis ameticulous 35mm Black &White evocation of wild, primitive Eastern Europe at the bloody close of WWII.The film follows the journey of The Boy, entrusted by his persecuted parents to an elderly foster mother. The old woman soon dies and the Boy is on his own. As he struggles for survival, he suffers extraordinary brutality meted out by ignorant, superstitious peasants and witnesses terrifying violence of the efficient, ruthless soldiers - both Russian and German.

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Where to watch

Curzon Soho
99 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D 5DY
Date Times Info
Friday 11th 12:30, 8:00 PM
Saturday 12th 12:30, 8:00 PM
Sunday 13th 12:00, 7:30 PM
Monday 14th 12:30, 8:00 PM
Tuesday 15th 1:30, 8:00 PM
Wednesday 16th 12:30, 8:00 PM
Thursday 17th 12:30, 8:00 PM
BFI Southbank
The South Bank Centre, SE1 8XT
Date Times Info
Friday 11th 2:00 PM
Saturday 12th 5:00 PM
Sunday 13th 5:45 PM
Thursday 17th 2:00 PM
Curzon Renoir
Brunswick Centre, WC1N 1AW
Date Times Info
Friday 11th 3:00, 5:30, 8:20 PM
Saturday 12th 2:10, 5:20, 8:10 PM
Sunday 13th 3:00, 5:00, 7:50 PM
Monday 14th 2:10, 5:20, 7:40 PM
Tuesday 15th 3:00, 5:30, 8:20 PM
Wednesday 16th 2:20, 5:10, 7:40 PM
Thursday 17th 3:00, 5:10, 8:20 PM
Cine Lumiere
17 Queensberry Place, SW7 2DT
Date Times Info
Friday 11th 4:00 PM
Sunday 13th 6:30 PM
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