Last updated: Thu 13 Nov 2014

Birdman

Somerset Moviola and the Nunney Village Hall Committee present Birdman, on Friday 8 May at Nunney village hall.

BirdmanBirdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) is a 2014 American black comedy-drama film co-written, produced, and directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu. It stars Michael Keaton with a supporting cast of Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough, Amy Ryan, Emma Stone and Naomi Watts.

The story follows Riggan Thomson (Keaton), a faded Hollywood actor famous for his role as superhero Birdman, as he struggles to mount a Broadway adaptation of a short story by Raymond Carver.

The film garnered wide acclaim from critics who some considered it to be one of the best films released in 2014, with praise particularly directed to its direction, acting, cinematography, and screenplay.

The film won the Academy Award for Best Picture, along with Best Director for Iñárritu, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Cinematography from a total of nine nominations, tying it with The Grand Budapest Hotel for being the most nominated film of the Academy’s 87th annual awards ceremony.

It also won the Outstanding Cast in a Motion Picture at the 21st Screen Actors Guild Awards, as well as Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy for Keaton and Best Screenplay at the 72nd Golden Globe Awards.

Birdman is shown at Nunney Village Hall on Friday 8 May at 7.30pm. Door open at 7.00pm. Seats cannot be reserved, so please come early.

Tickets cost £5.00 in advance at the SPAR shop in Nunney or £6.00 on the door. A licensed bar and ice creams will be available.

Fish & Chips

There will be a fish & chips supper before this film. Tickets cost £6 and need to be purchased from the SPAR village shop in Nunney in advance.

Contact information
Roger Hutchings
Somerset Moviola
Telephone 01373 836 049
Web www.moviola.org

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