Taking place at in the Drama Room at the WPCC, Smokescreen brings Dubbo residents the opportunity to witness iconic and influential films from the history of cinema.
The theme for 2021 is ‘From the Playwright’s Desk’. Films that were originally written for, and presented on the stage. Designed to take place in only a few locations, these ‘limited setting’ films bring the focus on the psychology of the characters. And in their confinement, there is little escape.
Tickets are $10 and this includes a complimentary standard drink at the Establishment following the film.
The Establishment is an 18+ Venue only, please check each film for the Classification.
A Streetcar named Desire (1951)
4 September 4pm
Written by Tennessee Williams and Elia Kazan
It tells the story of a southern belle, Blanche DuBois, who, after encountering a series of personal losses, leaves her aristocratic background seeking refuge with her sister and brother-in-law in a dilapidated New Orleans apartment building.
Starring; Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter, Karl Malden
The Caretaker (1963)
2 October 4pm
Written by Harold Pinter and directed by Clive Donner
Whilst renovating his dilapidated home Aston (Robert Shaw) invites an irritable and devious vagrant (Donald Pleasence) to stay. But, when his ill-tempered brother Mick (Alan Bates) returns, an ominous yet darkly comic power struggle between the trio commences.
Starring; Alan Bates, Donald Pleasance, Robert Shaw.
Wait until Dark (1967)
6 November 4pm
Written by Frederick Knott and directed by Terence Young
A recently blinded woman is terrorised by a trio of thugs while they search for a heroin-stuffed doll they believe is in her apartment.
Starring; Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, Richard Crenna, Efrem Zimbalist, Jack Weston