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Summer Film Festival – Victor Victoria

As part of its Summer Film Festival, Ropetackle Cinema is proud to present four films that demonstrate very different aspects of diversity and inclusivity.

A marvellous mixture of genders, a blatant attack on sexual attitudes that is both challenging and hilarious

Down on their luck in 1934 Paris, struggling soprano Victoria Grant (Julie Andrews) and gay cabaret singer Carroll ‘Toddy’ Todd (Robert Preston) hatch a scheme to pass her off as female impersonator Count Victor Grazinski. They will become successful, rich and famous. However, Chicago club owner King Marchand (James Garner) begins to fall for him/her, much to the dismay of his ditzy blonde lover Norma Cassidy (Lesley Ann Warren) and macho bodyguard, Squash Bernstein.

Driven by a fantastic lead turn from Julie Andrews (1983 Golden Globe winner Best Actress), this twisted musical comedy where a woman pretends to be a man impersonating a woman deals with transvestism and sexual identity. The genre that had been very much a cosy form of family entertainment had become, by the 1980s, stereotypically synonymous with homosexuality. Blake Edwards, director, chose to stress the gay element in his sharp, funny and all-round entertaining romp.

1982 / Cert. 15 / 132mins

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Wednesday 27th July 2022 - Starts 7.30pm


TICKET PRICE: £7


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