John Hurt appeared in over 200 films in a remarkable career spanning 55 years. He won numerous awards including four BAFTAs, a Golden Globe and was twice nominated for an Oscar. We are delighted to be screening a selection of his favourite films introduced by his wife, Anwen, who has curated this mini-season. Each screening will be followed by a Q&A with Anwen in conversation with special guests.
The Field - Writer/Director Jim Sheridan. From a play by John B Keane starring John Hurt, Richard Harris and Sean Bean
Bull McCabe is determined to buy the field that his family has farmed for generations but that means taking on the American stranger who is bidding against him. Land, money, the march of progress…can anyone win?
1990 1h 47mins Rated 12
Image courtesy of Park Circus/ITV Studios
Ah…the West of Ireland and playing The Bird. It doesn’t get much better than that - John Hurt