The Max Wall Society presents a screening of We Think the World of You, the 1988 film based on the novel by J.R. Ackerley, in which he co-stars with Gary Oldman and Alan Bates.
J.R. Ackerley’s semi-autobiographical novel recounts the story of Johnny (Oldman), a young bisexual man who, naving been sent to prison, is forced to leave his beloved Alsatian, Evie, in the care of his down-trodden parents (played by Max Wall and Liz Smith) and older, middle-class former-lover and best friend, Frank (Bates). Frances Barber also stars and the film is directed by Colin Gregg.Hugh Stoddart, who wrote the screenplay, will host a Q&A session after the showing.
Doors open at 18.30, for a 19.30 start.
Refreshments will be available in our licensed cafe/bar.