Ulysses (15)

At the time of it's original release in 1967 Lady Dartmouth insisted that if Ulysses was shown, there would be public love-making in Piccadilly Circus

20 - 26 November 2009
Frobisher Auditorium 2


Tickets:
Standard - £7.50 online (£9.50 full price) / Barbican Members - £6.50 online (£7.50 full price) / Concessions £7.50 / Under 15 £4.50 / £5.50 all screenings on Mondays

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Re-released for the first time since 1967, we are pleased to present Joseph Strick's controversial adaptation of James Joyce's inimitable novel.

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Taken word for word from Joyce’s work, the film follows a day in the Dublin life of Leopold Bloom, exploring his relationship with both his wife and student poet Stephen Dedalus.

At the time of its original release Strick’s film was threatened with heavy cutting by the British Board of Film Censors, and was denounced by Lady Dartmouth who insisted that, if the film was shown, there would be public love-making in Piccadilly Circus.

Ulysses
stars Milo O'Shea, Maurice Roeves and Barbara Jefford, and received an Oscar nomination for best screenplay.

US 1967 Dir. Joseph Strick 131 min.




This event is part of:
The Directorspective: Joseph Strick


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