Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
Based on a true story, Drama
English / French / Italian
Margaret Keane’s paintings of wide-eyed women and children were hugely popular in the 1950s and 1960s, and yet no one knew who she was. This is because her husband Walter Keane claimed that he painted them. Unraveling this intriguing story, Tim Burton uses his trademark eccentricity and magical realism to reveal the extent to which Walter Keane not only manipulated Margaret but also his audience. An intimate and sometimes sinister portrait of an oppressive relationship, the film also acts as a microscope on American society - marriage, sexism, culture - of the time.
Brightly-coloured Douglas Sirk tribute about a marriage that falls apart in the hyper-conformist American suburbs of the 1950s
14+ years 103 mins
Tim Burton's very good film about some very bad films made by the inept but enthusiastic Ed Wood.
14+ years 121 mins
Drama about the collapsing marriage of a suburban couple in the 1960s whose life seems perfect, but in reality has them trapped and unhappy.
14+ years 114 mins
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These films deal with issues around copyright and IP protection, focusing on issues around adaptations and remakes.
Reading time 7 mins
We support the collective efforts of the industry and UK government to raise awareness of issues relating to copyright infringement.
Films acts as a window into the wider world, and offers contexts and points of view that might otherwise be closed to them.
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