Friday at the Flicks: The Big Sleep
|From:||Friday 23 February 2018|
|To:||Friday 23 February 2018|
|Time:||6:30pm - 09:00pm Friday 23 February 2018|
|Location:||USQ Arts Theatre, 35-117 Baker Street, Darling Heights, QLD 4350 Australia|
Murder, conspiracy and blackmail enjoyed with a side of wine and cheese.
About Friday at the Flicks
Toowoomba’s very own arthouse film night! Enjoy a comfy seat, a glass of bubbles and, the opportunity to enjoy a significant and challenging film from cinematic history.
Friday at the Flicks offers a licenced cash bar, made to order cheese boards and a complimentary post show reception – giving you the opportunity to discuss the film while enjoying nibbles.
$15 General Admission
$12 Artsworx Members
*Early Bird pricing: General Admission: $13 | Member: $10 applicable before 2 Feb 18About The Big Sleep
About the Film:
A little ahead of its time, The Big Sleep – now known as one of the most culturally significant films of all time, was not received particularly well by critics upon its release. It controversially starred a ‘dangerous looking female’ and discreetly tackled more sinister elements of big-city life in the 1930s including dope addiction and fornication.Directed by Howard Hawks the film noir classic is based on Raymond Chandler’s 1939 novel of the same name. Bogart plays Philip Marlowe, a hard-boiled private detective hired by a wealthy family to resolve their youngest daughter’s gambling debts. What ensues is a complex labyrinth of love triangles, murders and blackmail that will have you perplexed, yet totally enthralled right until the end.Trivia bite: Lead actor Humphrey Bogart and co-star Lauren Bacall married three months after the film’s released, following their on-set affair and Bogart’s some-what messy divorce.
35-117 Baker Street
07 4631 1111
|Entry charges - Adult||$15|
|Contact phone||07 4631 1111|
|Booking information||Book online, over the phone or buy tickets at the door|
|Contact organisation||USq Artsworx|
|Is food and drink available?||Yes|
|Are toilets available?||Yes|
|Is there disabled access?||Yes|