The Rex Cinema - Mrs Lowry And Son

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A PAST EVENT

Category: Theatre & Films

Date: 6th September 2019 - 12th September 2019

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: REX Cinema, Wareham

Booking Required: No

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The Rex Cinema – Mrs Lowry And Son

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Mrs Lowry And Son
Runtime: 91mins Rating: PG

Fri 6th Sep – 19:10pm
Sat 7th Sep – 19:10pm
Sun 8th Sep – 19:10pm
Mon 9th Sep – 19:10pm
Tue 10th Sep – 18:00pm
Wed 11th Sep – 19:10pm
Thu 12th Sep – 19:10pm

Synopsis
An intimate and comical portrayal into one of the greatest artists of the 20th Century, L.S. Lowry, and his unhappy and controlling relationship with his bed-ridden mother, Elizabeth. Elizabeth actively tried to dissuade her bachelor son from pursuing his artistic ambitions, whilst never failing to voice her opinion at what a disappointment he was to her. The film follows Lowry in the beginnings of his career as he yearns to transition into having his work appreciated in London and beyond. We quickly come to learn that it is his disdainful mother, not his want of talent that is the ultimate obstacle to his success. At the same time, the film explores how Elizabeth is the very reason Lowry paints anything at all, as he desperately seeks to create something, anything, which will make her happy, creating a clever layer of tragic irony. This powerful, yet humorous drama imagines the impact this obsessive mother and son relationship had on the great artist.

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Location

REX Cinema
14 West Street, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 4JX United Kingdom
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