One of Powell and Pressburger’s best-loved movies, – a romantic comedy about a headstrong young woman who travels to the bleak and moody Scottish Hebrides to marry a rich lord. Stranded by stormy weather, she meets a handsome naval officer who threatens to thwart her carefully laid-out life plans!
This film will have a short introduction and is screening as part of the Powell + Pressburger film season taking place from October to December across venues in Folkestone. Find out more at PPFolkestone.co.uk.
Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Wendy Hiller, Roger Livesey, Pamela Brown
UK • 1945 • 92 mins
An ambitious independent Englishwoman goes to the Hebrides to marry her older, wealthier fiancé. However, when the weather keeps them separated on different islands, she begins to have second thoughts.
Taking place from October – December 2023, Cinema Unbound: The Creative Worlds of Powell + Pressburger is a UK-wide film celebration of one of the greatest and most enduring filmmaking partnerships in the history of cinema: Michael Powell (1905 to 1990) and Emeric Pressburger (1902 to 1988), best known for iconic films including The Red Shoes (1948), A Matter of Life and Death (1946) and Black Narcissus
Powell + Pressburger is showing at the Silver Screen Cinema with support of the BFI, awarding funds from The National Lottery.