Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
Musicals, Period and Historical, Romance
This is an adaptation of a stage musical, which is, in turn, adapted from a moving novel by French writer Victor Hugo (also the author of The Hunchback of Notre-Dame). With revolution in the nineteenth-century Parisian air, a series of acts of kindness leads to a diabolical situation for reformed thief Jean Valjean and Cosette – a young girl he has rescued from a life of abuse and neglect. Attempting to escape the past, they are drawn into a murky world of deception, blackmail and violence. This acclaimed version of the epic historical drama has show-stopping tunes you’ll find stuck in your head forever.
Activities to support engagement, debate and reflection for secondary titles within the Musical strand of the Into Film Festival.
A film guide that looks at Romeo and Juliet (1968), exploring its key topics and themes through informal discussion.
Musical version of the famous Charles Dickens novel about the adventures of a Victorian orphan who falls in with a London street gang.
5–14 years 139 mins
Classic David Lean adaptation of the Dickens novel about an orphan with a mysterious benefactor.
11+ years 113 mins
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With the release of Oscar front-runner La La Land, we look at the dynamic history of the screen musical, and the way La La Land draws upon the genre's heritage.
Reading time 4 mins
We look at the long-awaited 'Mamma Mia' sequel and how audiences are being drawn back to the unique experience of the big-screen musical.
Reading time 6 mins
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