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TOM JONES

3:00   7:45

Sunday, April 2

(1963, Tony Richardson) Albert Finney’s eponymous Tom, Henry Fielding’s 18th century foundling, roisters his way to love and inheritance through a succession of beds, amid speeded-up chases, silent movie parodies and asides to the screen. Oscars for Best Picture, Director, Screenplay and Score. 35mm. Approx. 129 mins.

Reviews

“A bawdy, romping film with great gusts of lascivious humor.”
– George Perry

“Osborne’s courageous hatchet job on Fielding’s 1,000 page classic novel and Finney’s gutsy performance add up to produce an enjoyable piece of irreverent entertainment.”
– Robert Murphy, Time Out (London)