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Aftersun (12A) (AD)

Relaxed Screening

A father and daughter sit nicely together

Paul Mescal sparkles as idealistic father Calum, whose holiday with daughter Sophie triggers bittersweet memories 20-years later. 

Paul Mescal (Normal Peoplestars opposite Frankie Corio in this cross-generational tale of a daughter and the cherished memory of the holiday she shared with her father 20-years ago. Away from Sophie’s doting gaze, father Calum struggles with the challenges of life outside of his parental responsibilities. 

As time passes, the memory of their shared time together on the resort only gains in resonance, in this critically acclaimed directorial debut from writer/director Charlotte Wells.

UK 2022 dir Charlotte Wells 102 min

There is audio description available for this title. We provide audio description using the Dolby Screentalk system. The film soundtrack comes through the speakers in the usual way and a recorded narrator explains what is happening on screen through personal headphones. Please ask a member of staff for a set of headphones.

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How is this screening relaxed?

A relaxed event takes place in an environment that is specially tailored for a neurodiverse audience, as well as those who find a more informal setting beneficial. 

The cinema environment is tailored to the needs of the audience.

For this screening:

- The lights are dimmed, though not off.

- The volume levels a little lower than usual.

- You are free to move around the screen and to enter and exit the cinema at any time, with easy access for any wheelchair users.

- You're free to make noise in these screenings. 

- Staff are trained and ready to assist with any help you or other audience members may need while you're at the cinema at Barbican.

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