The International Short Film Festival Oberhausen is one of the most important short film institutions anywhere in the world. And every year after the festival, a special package of films travels to independent cinemas around the world.
Whenever a film of TV Series is clearly paying homage or referencing certain classic films, The Bioscope prides itself on then being the place that is able to curate and screen those films for you! After the successful Behind Stranger Things in 2016, we’re excited to present Behind La La Land, a selection of films that have inspired the record-breaking 2016 film starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone.
Comedy, musical, romance. 1h 41min. Directed By: Mark Sandrich starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. An American dancer comes to Britain and falls for a model whom he initially annoyed, but she mistakes him for his goofy producer.
Singing In The Rain (1952)
Comedy, musical, romance. 1h 43min. Directed By: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly. Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds and Donald O Connor star in Singing in the Rain, one of the greatest and most successful musicals ever filmed – filled with memorable songs, lavish routines and Kelly’s fabulous song-and- dance number performed in the rain. Set during the advent of talkies; Don Lockwood has risen to stardom during Hollywood’s silent-movie era – paired with the beautiful, jealous and dumb Lina Lamont. And when Lockwood becomes attracted to young studio singer Kathy Selden, Lamont has her fired. But with the introduction of talking pictures, Lockwood finds his career in jeopardy after audiences laugh when they hear Lamont speak in her shrill voice for the first time…until the studio decides to use Selden to dub her voice.
Funny Face (1957)
Comedy, musical, Romance. 1h 43min. Directed By: Stanley Donen. An impromptu fashion shoot at a book store brings about a new fashion model discovery in the shop clerk.