A Taste of Honey
By Charlotte Stace
One of the great 1960s British New Wave films, A Taste of Honey (1961), comes to the Filmoteca this Wednesday 9th February. ‘The prize-winning comedy-drama of a young girl’s passionate love for life…’ this is one not to miss!
Directed by Tony Richardson, and starring Rita Tushingham, Dora Bryan, Murray Melvin and Robert Stephens, the film is based on a play by Shelagh Delaney, which tells the story of a girl who became pregnant with a sailor and who, in the face of the misunderstanding of a selfish and possessive mother, has only the support of a new male friend. The film explores a range of themes including race, homosexuality, gender and the life of the working class in industrial 1960s Manchester.
The film will be shown in its original language with subtitles in Catalan. Buy your tickets in advance online.