Screening

Images of the Afterlife in Cinema: Stay

17 Sep 2010

Event times

7pm

Cost of entry

Free

Swedenborg House

London, United Kingdom

Travel Information

  • Nearest underground stations: Tottenham Court Road and Holborn

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Stay (2005, dir. Marc Foster, cert. 18, Running time, 99 mins.)

About

Psychiatrist, Dr Sam Foster (Ewan McGregor), becomes caught up in the mind games of his patient, a disturbed art student, Henry Letham (Ryan Gosling), who has threatened to kill himself on his upcoming twenty-first birthday. Foster desperately tries to track down the elusive Letham before his self-appointed date of decease and in being drawn into Letham's world starts to question his own stability and sanity. Visually stunning, Stay finishes with a twist that will leave you wanting to watch it over again immediately, searching for the previously overlooked clues as to whose story you have really been engaged in. Friday September 17, 2010. 7.00 p.m. Swedenborg Hall. Free admission. Images of the Afterlife in Cinema is a chance to see great films in a unique and atmospheric venue; the screenings taking place at the Swedenborg Society's grade II-listed Neoclassical lecture hall. The screenings are free to all (there is no admission charge). Swedenborg Hall has a capacity of 100, so it is recommended you book in advance, which you can do via e-mail to Nora Foster (nora@swedenborg.org.uk) or by phoning 0207 405 7986. The times advertised are for the start of the speaker, if there is a speaker, otherwise for the start of the film.

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